One of the greatest needs for ranchers after damage from flooding or a blizzard is the need to rebuild fences.
Nebraska Cattlemen Disaster Relief Fund is accepting applications from cattle producers impacted by the mid-March winter storm that brought a blizzard and flooding.
The bomb cyclone storm continues to move East. Ranchers are checking cattle in the middle of the night, as more than a foot of snow pelts of the Western Corn Belt.
The bomb cyclone storm continues to move East.
Ranchers are checking cattle in the middle of the night, as more than a foot of snow pelts of the Western Corn Belt.
Ranchers are expecting conditions to worsen on Thursday.
AgDay Betsy Jibben has the story with ranchers in South Dakota.
The weather is pressuring producers to take action as many of them are in the middle of calving season.
AgDay national reporter Betsy Jibben talks with Mike Finley, a rancher in Sully County, South Dakota.
A rancher in Montana came to the rescue in a tractor to save a neighboring rancher who had been injured while working cattle and was stranded from the main road by snow drifts.
In cold and windy situations, protection for livestock will reduce cold stress and aid in calving success and energy requirements.
Carcass weights are expected to be lighter for cattle hanging on the rail this year because of continued poor weather across many cattle feeding regions in the U.S.