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Workshop: Managing Cattle in Drought Conditions

On Monday November 28 I am going to be participating in a drought workshop in Carroll County on how to manage cattle in drought conditions.  If you are near there, you might want to take advantage of the opportunity.  I will be discussing the current drought conditions and the outlook…
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Election Day weather distractions

In honor of today’s election day (vote!) here are a few distractions from politics… The WunderBlog discusses today’s weather.  Weather won’t be a factor in the election this year, but it has in past years. https://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/a-mild-tranquil-election-day-on-tap?__prclt=9DqqTXtI The Weather Channel is doing counterprogramming today for those who are sick of hearing…
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Livestock drought meetings planned for north Alabama

The Southeast Farm Press reported that several livestock drought meetings are planned for north Alabama.  The first meeting is in Scottsboro on November 1. Topics covered at the meetings will include winter annual planting, commodity feed options, pasture and hay inventory, feeder cattle marketing and fall cow checks. You can read…
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Happy Halloween!

In the community I grew up in, we did not celebrate Halloween, instead we celebrated Reformation Day.  It’s probably no surprise that I went to college at a school named after John Calvin and ended up marrying someone named John Knox!  But for all of you who celebrate Halloween, I…
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