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Ag Director Recommends Winter Hay Testing For Livestock Nutrition Needs

UC/Generic - Agriculture

The winter season calls for farmers to change how they feed their livestock, especially cattle. Van Buren Ag Extension Director Chris Binkley said as temperatures drop, the nutritional needs increase. “It takes them a lot more energy to stay warm,” Binkley said. “They need more food to stay warm. As it gets colder you will need to increase that. If ... Read More »

Bear Sightings Expected In UC As Animals Look For New Habitat

Upper Cumberland residents need to be aware that young black bears will begin moving through the area looking for a habitat. TWRA Information & Education Officer Mime Barnes said this is the mostly likely time of year for people to spot a bear. Barnes said the goal is to get them out of town and into the wild, so things ... Read More »