Hay Update: How the drought is impacting the nation’s harvest and supplies

Despite recent rains, ongoing drought continues to take a toll on the nation’s hay crop.

Dr. Derrell Peel is a Livestock Marketing Specialist with Oklahoma State University Extension and he joined RFD-TV’s own Janet Adkison to discuss how the drought is impacting the country’s hay harvest and supplies.

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