Cattle graze in the sun Saturday

A sunny Saturday, in spite of the very windy conditions, still made for some very contented cattle grazing a pasture near Burgis Beach.

The most recent provincial ‘Crop Report’ had pasture conditions rated as one per cent excellent, 20 per cent good, 44 per cent fair, 22 per cent poor and 13 per cent very poor provincially.

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Lack of moisture and heat stress has affected pasture growth and farmers are hoping for more rain. Some farmers have noted concerns of winter feed shortages due to reduced hay yields.

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