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View From the Pasture
Wed Sep 26, 2012 02:57 PM CDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (DTN) -- Hurricanes rarely inspire thanksgiving, and Hurricane Isaac seemed to be no exception. The storm swept away lives and property down south, but it saved at least one Midwest rancher's cows and hard-earned capital.

"I know it tore a lot of places up, but it sure saved us," Brian Lease told DTN. He runs a herd of 220 mama cows on 800 acres outside Clark, Mo., where Lease also operates a feed store, Central Missouri Feed and Supply. Although the drought was hard on the health of his herd, his fall ...

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