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Hay yields down, feeding hay in Pettis County, Missouri
8/10/2018 5:11:57 PM



CATEGORIES:
Agriculture
Plants & Wildlife
AFFECTED AREAS:
Pettis County, MO

Start Date: 8/7/2018 -  
Hay yields on a farm in Pettis County in central Missouri were about 30 percent lower than normal. Hay feeding began on July 15 as pastures went dry, in comparison to the previous year when they did not begin feeding hay until Dec. 10. Wet corn was being baled for livestock feed, in addition to baling waterways and roadside ditches. KRVN AM-880 & FM-93.1 (Lexington, Neb.), Aug. 7, 2018
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