Daily Archives: July 16, 2018

Parks Give Cambridge a Rural Vibe. ‘But Cows Do It Better.’

Parks Give Cambridge a Rural Vibe. ‘But Cows Do It Better.’

New York Times

Some residents of Cambridge are so fond of their local cattle that only Latin can do justice to their feelings. “It gives a sense of rus in urbe, which means rusticity in town,” mused Alex Perkins, a Cambridge University librarian, as a dark red steer meandered across his evening commute.

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Let us tell you about the time tent caterpillars killed 16 cows

Let us tell you about the time tent caterpillars killed 16 cows

SooToday.com

It has proven to be a bumper year for tent caterpillars. Outbreaks of the insect typically occur every decade or so — which means plenty of caterpillars in the Sault’s history, and plenty of anecdotes from the newspapers! In the late 1930s, for example, reports came in of millions of caterpillars swarming northern Ontario. While Sault Ste. Marie was not hit as hard as other places, reports came in from all sides about the havoc caused by the insects.

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Cattle Empire Sells Two Feedyards

Cattle Empire Sells Two Feedyards

Joe Denoyer

KSCB

Cattle Empire, LLC is announcing the sale of its Yard 1 and Yard 2 locations with a combined one-time capacity of 139,000 head of cattle in Haskell County, Kansas, to Amarillo, Texas-based Friona Industries, L.P.

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