Livestock vital to local area

  • Livestock vital to local area
    Livestock vital to local area
Livestock and forage production is a $3.96 billion industry in the Central Region. Livestock and forage enterprises are affected by climate and market variability. Hopkins County currently has more than 100,000 head of beef cattle with 27,000 head of dairy cattle. Due to environmental requirements of federal and state authorities, Hopkins County dairy operators must maintain environmental…

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