Tag Archives: livestock

Scotland County Livestock ‘Weighing-In’ on Community’s Future With Major Renovation

Most building renovations involve revamping floor space,  updating fixtures and a covering it all up with a few coats of paint. That wasn’t the case at Scotland County Livestock, where the Blomme family literally took the roof off for a complete remodel of the livestock sale arena. “Fortunately we had some really good weather to […]

Winter Rules

Howdy y’all. Ben here, with yet another field report, churned out between the sundry tasks on my list. Where did I put that list anyway? Finding it is probably going to involve a walk in the cold somewhere. That’s my thing that I do in winter. I walk around in the cold. I slept in […]

Local Livestock Owners Eligible for Federal Grazing Disaster Aid

Farm Service Agency is taking applications through January 30, 2015 for grazing losses that occurred in 2012 and 2013. Clark and Scotland Counties suffered severe and extreme drought during those years, specifically during the normal grazing periods. Eligible livestock includes: adult beef and dairy cows/bulls, non-adult beef and dairy cows weighing over 500 pounds on […]