A weekly segment titled, “What’s in the news?” at Redferns.ca highlights one particular ag-related article, hopefully of interest to you, the reader. Enjoy.

Feed shortage looms

Manitoba livestock producers are bracing for a double hit, writes Alexis Stockford of Manitoba Co-operator.

“They’re facing their second extended feeding season at the same time as forage yields have fallen short. Extension staff are predicting feed shortages in some regions.

Herds were already late coming onto pasture this spring after conditions slowed regrowth. Now, herds in Manitoba’s driest areas may already be on supplemented feed or are being removed from pastures outright as continuing heat and dry weather have shortened the normal grazing season.”
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