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The nagging ills of a long, tough winter

NDSU Animal Sciences

The lingering effects of this year’s tough winter continue to manifest themselves in a variety of ways. The combination of cold temperatures, record snowfall, increased nutrient demands, and a cool, wet spring which has led to slower than normal grass growth are impacting health and reproduction in many cow-calf operations across the region.

Here is a sampling of what people are reporting and sharing with me about their operations this spring:

The lingering effects of this year’s tough winter continue to manifest themselves in a variety of ways. The combination of cold temperatures, record snowfall, increased nutrient demands, and a cool, wet spring which has led to slower than normal grass growth are impacting health and reproduction in many cow-calf operations across the region.

Here is a sampling of what people are reporting and sharing with me about their operations this spring:

The lingering effects of this year’s tough winter continue to manifest themselves in a variety of ways. The combination of cold temperatures, record snowfall, increased nutrient demands, and a cool, wet spring which has led to slower than normal grass growth are impacting health and reproduction in many cow-calf operations across the region.

Here is a sampling of what people are reporting and sharing with me about their operations this spring: