Ag community rallies to Texas wildfire victims – Voice Of Muscatine


Ag community rallies to Texas wildfire victims

Livestock producers in the Texas panhandle are in need following a week of wildfires.

Monte Dozier is program director at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Disaster & Recovery Team…

“We’ve lost a lot of grazing potential.”  He says, “One of our biggest needs is fencing materials and then also hay, and we have a need for cattle cubes, any kind of horse feed is also needed. We do need small ruminant supplies as well.”

He says thousands of cattle have died and millions of acres burned…

 “It was a very unusually wet spring and summer.”  He says, “Greenest I had ever seen it in my 60 plus years.

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