Just like people across the world, graziers are dealing with some especially difficult weather. Too much heat in most places, too much precipitation in others, it’s all challenging our ability to adjust and be resilient. So this week I’m giving you some ideas for how to protect livestock and your resources. I hope it’s helpful.
I shared this information after a devastating flood in Colorado. It shares tips useful to graziers after the flood waters have passed.
Tall Fescue Cautions
For those of you in the steamy south where you’re having high temps and may be in for some rain as well, here’s an article on the dangers this can cause for folks grazing endophyte-infected tall fescue.
I shared a link to this article earlier this year, but it seems especially important now as the heat just builds and goes on and on.
Food for Thought
It’s not just people and livestock that suffer in the heat. Plants suffer too. This article shows us how the planet’s rising temperatures will affect plant growth in the future.
Making Life Better for Plants and Us
The good news is, there is something we can do about all this heat and drought. Check it out.