When Disaster Strikes

After a tornado, fire, or other disaster hits your farm, how do you respond and rebuild?

In the wake of the 2013 tornado that devastated a swath of territory near Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Amanda Eggleston volunteered to help veterinarians transport animals from the disaster zone to treatment clinics or Heritage Place, a holding facility designated to house horses left homeless by the storm. One of Eggleston’s most challenging tasks was pulling a 40-foot horse trailer into the disaster zone. Her most pressing problem was convincing first responder crews that she belonge

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