I love my weekly newsletter from the Kansas Livestock Association. They're great at keeping me up to date on all things livestock in the state; from policy to education to market reports. I am especially a big fan of the "Become an Agvocate" section they have. It's a weekly feature intended to give producer's a talking point to negate consumer misconceptions. This weeks tip is below
MYTH: Cattle are crowded into feedlots, which is bad for the animals and the environment.
FACT: Feedlots provide an average of 125-250 square feet per animal, providing plenty of room for cattle to run, strethc and lay down. In addition, feedlots manage environmental factors like water and air quality to meet strict government regulations.
If you want to get the weekly KLA News and Market Report, it's easy. It's a service provided to KLA members. Just join the KLA and soon you'll have your report and have the scoop on all the goings-on in the industry.
Until next time,
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