Agriculture
6:35 am
Tue June 26, 2012

Hot, Dry Weather Taking a Toll on Kentucky Pastures

As temperatures this week head into the triple digit range, pastures in the state are suffering. University of Kentucky Extension Forage Specialist, Dr. Garry Lacefield, says farmers are faced with a tough situation.

Forage crops, which play a very important role in the livestock industry in the state, got off to a good start--- only to be hit by high temperatures and a lack of rainfall.