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Livestock producers are facing tight hay supplies in many areas. Livestock specialists say it is good to focus on efficiency, reducing waste and making sure diets are being supplemented to meet cattle’s nutritional needs. 

A dry fall and a dry summer in places have provided some challenges for livestock producers looking to get through the winter feeding their cattle.

Patrick Wall, a beef specialist for Iowa State University Extension, says the hay situation is a challenge.

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