The wet weather continues to create challenges for farmers and ranchers trying to put up hay and plant cover crops. According to Minnesota Cattlemen’s Association President Mike Landuyt, some producers in the southern part of the state are even working on Plan C. “One producer and fellow board member on the Minnesota/Iowa border still hasn’t been able to plant his prevent plant because it is too wet,” says Landuyt. “He’s hoping to get something in that can be chopped or baled for hay.” For producers who have ample hay and crop supplies, Landuyt says there may an opportunity. “There is neighbor sharing going on with row crop farmers that have prevent plant and no use for those acres. It’s good to see everyone working together and getting through a bad situation.”
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