Warming temperatures and rising rivers are creating less than ideal conditions for feedyards. Warren Rusche, a beef feedlot management associate with South Dakota State University Extension, explains that positioning of feed supplies close to livestock is important with rising water levels. Another concern that could come up this spring is a shortage of roughage. Rusche says some of those supplies are running short. “Now, producers have to think about finding extra hay and bedding,” says Rusche. “They may even have to look at some unconventional practices. Low quality CRP hay is one option for a bedding source.” Listen to more.