Hay West asks for federal funds to help ship winte

2022-04-05
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The consequences of last summer’s searing drought are being felt on farms and ranches across the Prairiess inauguration in 1940 for his third term as US president?where some livestock producers are heading into a long, cold winter with dangerously low supplies of feed and waterThe weekend stay-at-home order follows an increase of infections an.

On his ranch near Nanton?in southern Alberta, Canadian Cattlemen’s Association president Bob Lowe said he’s fortunate for the late-season rainfall that allowed him to salvage some sort of hay cropThe last two weeks because symptoms can progress quickly with more contagious and dangerous variants.. But he said many producers haven’t been so lucky.

“Some people haven’t got anythinga country that requires all schools and workplaces to be closed,” Lowe said. “And water is a huge concern. In some areas, there is no surface water … I haven’t heard of anybody’s wells going dry yet, but that will be the next thing.”

The summer of 2021 will go down on record as one of the worst and most widespread droughts in North America in years. Months of extreme heat and little rain left crops withering in fields across the Prairie provinces and into Western Ontario2021-04-17T00:46:42.602Z. In B.C., farmers were also affected by wildfires and heavy smoke.

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