MSU Extension advises caution for livestock feeding or grazing weeds during drought
Last updated 8/4/2021 at 8:02am
From MSU News Service
BOZEMAN - Due to the extended drought in Montana, water availability in many areas has become severely limited. Reservoirs have dried up and are becoming covered in weeds. Montana State University Extension educators are cautioning livestock managers to evaluate weed feed and grazing land for nitrate toxicity during drought.
"Due to the severe drought, weeds have become prevalent across pastures and many producers are limited in their cattle movement this year," said Custer County Extension Agent Mike Schuldt.
Although weeds can be high in protein and energy for l...