The 2017 Starbuck wildfire devastated rural ranches and communities across four states. Kansas rancher and veterinarian, Randall Spare, Ashland Veterinary Center, worked and cared for the people in his community -- as well as the animals -- caught in the tragedy. Many other people contributed as well. This article is a look at their story.
Forage analysis can be a useful tool to remove some of the mystery concerning the hay that producers will feed this winter. The out-of-pocket costs of protein and energy supplements are further fuel to this advice.
Fescue is hardy, but can harbor a fungus that causes health issues for cattle. It also crowds out native plants, which can harm pollinator populations. A Virginia Tech study aims to solve both problems.