Separation of church and farmer. When a family decided to build a dairy in rural Indiana, a church camp facility a half mile downwind took them to court, citing: The dairy impinged on freedom of worship.
High level of nitrates have been detected in forages this year in South Dakota and other states. Depending on where you live, it could be due to weather conditions, fertilizer, previous crop, or a combination.
Farmers in Texas and other areas experiencing drought are in dire need of hay supplies and dryland crops are burning up. Because of this, grain farmers are abandoning their grain crops and baling them for cattle feed.
Kansas is currently has 81.77% of land classified as D1 Moderate by the U.S. Drought Monitor. The recent dry-spell has led Governor Jeff Colyer to declare a drought designation to aid farmers and ranchers.