Up in the air — Drones aid in fight against mycotoxins

The appearance of mycotoxins in a field of crops isn’t usually an isolated instance. The toxins, which are produced by fungal growth on plants, can have a widespread presence in any given growing season. When one region suffers through a bad episode with a mycotoxin, nearby areas tend to struggle as well.

That’s why farmers […]

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Extended cold spells pose risks to livestock — University of Kentucky Residents of the Northern Hemisphere already are deep in the throes of winter, with a long stretch […]

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Calf respiratory health in cold weather — Northern New York Agricultural Development Program Winter weather poses a natural challenge to raising young animals. Respiratory illness in calves can negatively impact weight gain, age at their […]

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Grazing horses on better pastures — American Society of Agronomy When you picture a horse, you may imagine it grazing contentedly in a grassy pasture. Grazing lets horses move around naturally outdoors and socialize with […]