If you buy, sell, or produce baled hay, check out USDA’s new factsheet titled “Questions and Answers: Moving Baled Hay From Areas Under Quarantine for Imported Fire Ant.”
As producers affected by wildfires take the hay from outside or unknown sources home to feed their livestock, some considerations need to be made to ensure their nutritional needs are met.
SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.
If producers across Texas have hay, fencing or trucking resources and want to donate to the Panhandle Wildfire recovery efforts, please contact one of the Livestock Supply Points.
Several wildfires are burning across the Texas panhandle and have burned an estimated 436,000 acres or more.