Someone must have been wishing pretty hard for a white Christmas around my area because we were surprised with 5 in. of snow earlier this week. Our cows had been happily grazing in a cornfield about a mile from home, and we were hauling water ...
Available data on exports and ethanol appear to indicate that the surge in corn price this year had the intended effect. Corn exports are down sharply and ethanol production has slowed down considerably compared to a year ago.
Historically high feed and cattle costs are challenging cattle feeding rules of thumb.
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