Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

“Lightning Strike Kills a Dozen Cows, Sparks Strange Facebook Comments”

One of the tragedies of lightning storms is that sometimes when lightning hits a tree, injury or death can occur to anything below that tree, including cattle that have taken shelter from the storm. A recent story about one such event prompted this article from Drovers Newsletter about the odd comments received on social media from people who don’t understand how cattle are raised. You can read it here.

Source: Penny Mayes, Commons Wikimedia