Grazing Gets Boost From Rain
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Jun 29, 2015 10:53 AM CDT

FRANKLIN, Neb. (DTN) -- Scott Herrick knows the weather can change quickly in his region where the Corn Belt meets the High Plains. The Franklin, Nebraska, farmer and cattleman has seen firsthand how increased moisture so far this growing season has affected how much pasture and rangeland grass cattleman will see and even how they will graze the grass.

"It has been a dramatic difference over the last few months," Herrick told DTN.

Heading into spring, the region was fairly dry and the grass was short. Producers really didn't know what they were going to feed their cow/calf herds, he ...

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