Livestock

Free Event- Visit Your Local Dairy Farm

by Caitlyn Andrews June 20, 2016

Looking for something to do this weekend? Something fun for the family? And completely free? We've got you covered. The Northern Indiana Dairy Trail open houses will take place on June 18 and June 25. These open houses are absolutely FREE to the public! Visit one farm or all eleven. Bring the whole family and have fun!

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List of Cover Crop Plants You Should Know That Are Toxic to Cattle

by Caitlyn Andrews April 29, 2016

Are you aware of the dangers potentially growing in your cattle's grazing pasture? If you're considering planting a cover crop for forage, or unaware of which plants can be toxic to cattle, then this article is for you.

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The Fundamentals of Killing Spring Time Horn Flies on Cattle

by Caitlyn Andrews April 15, 2016

They're back. Those nasty horn flies that make an appearance every year and bite away at your cows' hides. Horn flies show up in the spring, but they remain a problem well into the fall. Now is the time to start fighting back.

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Considering a Career in Agriculture?

by Caitlyn Andrews March 15, 2016

If you didn't already know, today (March 15, 2016) is National Ag Day 2016! People around the country are celebrating the people who work hard year round to feed the world. Are you considering a career in agriculture? Great! According to research...

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Backyard Chicken Winter Care Tips

by Caitlyn Andrews February 04, 2016

Winter weather can bring challenges to many backyard chicken hobbyists. You may be wondering how you can keep your flock happy and healthy during the cold winter months. Follow these simple strategies this winter to keep your hens safe and productive. Here are some tips to help you with your chickens:

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New Indiana Poultry Record Keeping Requirements

by Caitlyn Andrews January 28, 2016

The newest press release from the Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH) reminds poultry owners of the importance of good record keeping. Not only will it help track the disease should there be a future avian influenza outbreak, but it's required for Indiana. Visit BOAH's website for more information on the affected flocks in Indiana.

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