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With pastureland scorched, feed costs have skyrocketed. The past decade of setbacks has shrunk Canadian herd to 30-year low.
‘Heartbreaking’ Drought Forces Canadian Ranchers to Cull Herds

With pastureland scorched, feed costs have skyrocketed. The past decade of setbacks has shrunk Canadian herd to 30-year low.

2 years ago
Rain Hampers Crop Harvest and Wheat Pasture in Oklahoma

Sunshine finally appeared late last week raising hopes that Oklahoma will dry out and get summer crop harvest and wheat pasture grazing back on track.

2 years ago
What's in your evacuation toolkit?
Evacuation Toolkit for Small Farms

From health certificates to emergency contact lists, find out what you need in your evacuation kit.

2 years ago
Blizzard Snowstorm 1100
Fifth Anniversary of Western South Dakota's Atlas Blizzard

As we remember the fifth anniversary of the blizzard that occurred on October 3–5, 2013, the event provides a reminder that it is time to begin preparation and planning for winter weather events.

2 years ago
Flood waters sent a herd of cattle floating down a creek from their pasture in Oklahoma after more than 13 inches of rain fell in the area.
Oklahoma Cattle Herd Swept Down Stream by Flood Water

Flood waters sent a herd of cattle floating down a creek from their pasture in Oklahoma after more than 13 inches of rain fell in the area.

2 years ago
The BNSF Railway Company is being sued by a rancher after more than 50 cattle went missing and died following flooding that is being blamed on a railroad berm.
Missouri Rancher Blames Railroad Company for Cattle Deaths, Sues BNSF

The BNSF Railway Company is being sued by a rancher after more than 50 cattle went missing and died following flooding that is being blamed on a railroad berm.

2 years ago
Ranchers in central Utah have rescued 350 cattle from a wildfire that started in early August, but 100 head are still missing.
Utah Ranchers Search for 100 Cattle Lost in 30,000 Acre Wildfire

Ranchers in central Utah have rescued 350 cattle from a wildfire that started in early August, but 100 head are still missing.

2 years ago
Meeting protein requirements of cattle eating low quality forage through supplementation is one point of leverage in a cattle operation.
In Drought, Byproduct Feeds Help Cow Herds on Short Pastures, Hay

In the 2018 drought forages for cow herds are short. Without rain, pastures didn’t grow and stored hay for winter feeding fell short. But feed options are at hand that were not available before.

2 years ago