Livestock struggling in extreme Texas heat

Texas Farm Bureau President Russell Boening spoke with RFD-TV’s Suzanne Alexander Friday on Market Day Report about the current conditions in the Lone Star State, the impact of extreme temperatures on livestock, and steps local producers are taking to mitigate the heater and protect their herds.

The heat is on. We continue our coverage on the triple-digit temperatures impacting livestock and ranchers in Texas and other parts of Rural America.

In Texas, specifically, high temperatures continue to impact ag production across the region. Producers are now taking precautions to mitigate the heat and protect their livestock.

Friday on Market Day Report, RFD-TV’s own Suzanne Alexander spoke with Texas Farm Bureau President Russell Boening about the current conditions in the Lone Star State, the impact extreme temperatures can have on livestock, and what producers are doing to keep their animals cool and mitigate the heat. Boening also discussed current feed supply levels and crop conditions in the region as harvest season begins.

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