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Hope's Release March 8

County Ag News
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 10:25 AM

Cattle and roads

Growing up in southern Wisconsin, I can remember seeing a number of yellow Cattle Crossing signs here and there along the roadways. Over the years, the number of farms raising pastured cattle has decreased considerably; however, in the past couple of years there has been a renewed interest in pasture raised beef. This has meant that more cattle producers are rebuilding fences and moving cattle from field to field rather than mechanically harvesting these fields for feed. At times these pastures are on opposite sides of the road, which means the farmer must occasionally move the cattle across a roadway.

 

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