5/4/2017 6:39:00 AM/Categories: General News, Today's Top 5, People in Ag, National News
CBS Denver reports:
A rare spring blizzard slammed extreme western Kansas, southeast Colorado and the panhandles of Texas and Oklahoma April 29-30.In some places the snow was measured in feet and winds up to 60 mph left drifts that were reported to be at least 10 feet high.
Now ranchers across the area are busy searching for hundreds of missing cattle that either died during the storm or survived but are now lost. In just Baca County, Colorado, officials are estimating some 400 cows died in the storm.Facebook pages has been established for missing cattle, like this one for Baca County. Posts include pictures of cattle found roaming in open fields.
Source: CBS Denver
The Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center announced their inductees for 2018.
WATCH: Ranchers took to Main Street in Bozeman this past weekend to share agriculture's story ahead of the viewing of a vegan documentary and discussion panel on the MadisonFood Park. Ranchers were disappointed that they were unable to be apart of the discussion panel on the processing facility. Organizers of the event explained that they felt threated by the ranching community on social media in regards to the event. Watch the above clip for more on this story.
Rangeland education program offers hands-on experience to prove there's more to ranching than cows.
India and the United States are currently in negotiations on a trade package. Washington and New Delhi are looking to remove some long-standing disagreements between the two countries that would strengthen ties.