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Drought Management: Feeding strategies when grazing and hay is running out

Lawton Stewart, Ph.D., Beef Cattle Nutritionist and Extension Specialist

Most of Georgia, and especially parts of North Georgia, have suffered through some level of drought this summer.  The extended drought in many parts of the state have a double whammy effect on producers because not only do they not have pastures to graze this summer, but they also will not be able to harvest enough hay to get through the winter. In this article, Dr. Stewart will discuss some alternatives for producers facing drought conditions in our state.