Dan Piroutek has been an auctioneer at Philip (S.D.) Livestock Auction and other locations for 35 years. He hasn’t seen anything to beat the historic Oct. 4, 2013, snowstorm – both in cattle lost, but also in the high value. Photographed Oct. 15, 2013, at Philip, S.D. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Mikkel Pates)(EMBARGO TO OCT. 22, 1 A.M.)
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