With his wife Dawn, Grant Breitkreutz runs a cow-calf operation northwest of Redwood Falls in Redwood County, raising cattle on about 900 acres of pasture and growing cash crops and feed crops on another 900 acres. He's a fourth generation farmer.
Last summer, our land was at D4 status for a month or better. D4 status, for those who don’t wait for the Drought Monitor update each Thursday, means exceptional drought. D4 status is associated with widespread crop and pasture losses and shortages of water in streams and wells, which creates water emergencies. Our corn and […]