Parts of cattle country in ‘emergency situation’ for moisture
Cattle producers are adapting to dry conditions persisting across the Prairies but the drought is pushing their ingenuity to the limit.
“We haven’t grown any grass — virtually zero native pasture grew in 2023,” said Brad Osadczuk of Jenner, Alta. “We are pretty good at carrying over from the previous year but we’re down to the wood now…. This is as bad as it’s been in my adult life.”