Farmers and ranchers from South Dakota to Louisiana have been enduring record rainfall and flooding to care for their cattle.
According to the Mesonet, the year so far through May 26 is the fourth wettest year on record in the state with the last thirty days the second wettest for the period.
Tons of sand, sediment and silt — some in dunes as high as 10 feet — have been scattered across the eastern half to two-thirds of Nebraska by the March flooding.
With above average moisture around much of the country during the winter and spring, grazing conditions have improved compared to the same time last year.
While some producers near the Elkhorn River in Scribner Nebraska are in the process of cleaning up.
AgDay Betsy Jibben heads to Scribner, Nebraska. She talks with Aaron Lange and Angie Lange.
AgDay national reporter heads to North Bend, Nebraska. She talks with Greg Beebe, a livestock producer from the area.
Local, state and federal officials along with conservation groups and logging interests have to find common ground to reduce increasingly destructive wildfires in the U.S. West, Idaho Gov. Brad Little said Tuesday.
One of the greatest needs for ranchers after damage from flooding or a blizzard is the need to rebuild fences.