By Kevin Gould, Michigan State University
Moisture has returned to the mid-west, and cooler weather will arrive very soon to the Great Lakes region. This means harvest is beginning and livestock producers are taking feed inventories and preparing for the “white season”. Yes, that means snow is just around the corner. Fall is a great time to build or repair fences. Generally, there is ample moisture in the ground along with cooler weather. This is typically a time when livestock are being pulled from pasture systems and winter feeding begins.