Years of harsh droughts taking a toll on prairie farmers
Years of harsh droughts taking a toll on prairie farmers Years of harsh droughts taking a toll on prairie farmersLee norheim had to buy feed for these cows at a time of year when they should be done on an all-you-can eat. Grass buffet in the pasture norheim doesn’t even have enough grass for these few dozen bowls he has to buy them extra food. Normally his entire herd of 200 cattle would graze in the pasture all summer if he doesn’t get it. He’Ll have no choice but to downsize his heard, like many of his neighbors bunny island, CBC news near Regina A multi-year drought is taking a harsh toll on the prairies. It has stunted crop growth in fields and pastures, leaving ranchers with few options for their hungry cattle.
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