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Regional Roundup

The Regional Roundup is production advice to help meet challenges found in specific areas of the United States. Regions include Midwest/North, Southeast, Southern Plains and West.


For those in the West, this time of year is when much of your lush green grass – so abundant during the early months of the year – has peaked and either reached the end of its life cycle or come really close to it.

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Unfortunately, the majority of the Southeast has summered through a substantial drought. Needless to mention, the region is going through some rough times. As many have tried to restock herds over the last two years, many are now culling hard and have probably weaned spring calves a month or more earlier than normal.

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