Lack of Pastureland Increases Cattle Sales

Lack of Pastureland Increases Cattle Sales

Clint Misselhorn

WSIL

It’s brown, it’s dead, and it’s not growing. Area pastures are in poor shape. Anna cattle owner Oliver Ridgway says it’s time to sell cattle.

"Our pastures already dried up. The hayfields are cutting 50 percent less. CRP ground hasn’t been released so we can’t get hay there. So we’re forced, we’re in a bind" Ridgway said.

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