As the temperature continues to heat up, it is not only more difficult for you and I to perform but also our cattle. Heat stress is a very serious concern and can rob cattlemen of substantial amounts of revenue. The loses can come in the form of diminished performance in the feedyard or reproductive loses in the pasture. Whichever may affect your cattle most, it is critically important to properly diagnose and treat heat stress in your herd.
Contrast of Need and Plenty Roger Thurow, former Wall Street Journal correspondent and co-author of Enough: Why the World's Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty, shares the "complexities of economic dysfunction" in trying to help the countries in Africa feed their people. Part 1 and Part 2.