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User Picture Cheryl Mitchell
  • 1200
  • Champaign County, Illinois

National Farmer's Day

 
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Happy National Farmer's Day - YES, let's celebrate how special this industry is and how important it is! Have a great day.

 

 

User Picture Jaci Hickey
  • 360
  • Oklahoma

The importance of a cattle brand

 
    • 4
    • votes

We brand our livestock to show ownership. The cattle on our land have a unique mustache brand on their left shoulder. When we see this brand we know those cattle belong to us or belonged to us at one time. We registered this brand through Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association a few y…

User Picture Jaci Hickey
  • 360
  • Oklahoma

Resources and the significance Oklahoma Wind

 
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As I listen to the Oklahoma wind gust outside I think of its significance. 

Oklahoma is known for its windy days, and us Okies have gotten smart about how we use this free resource.

Four years ago my family moved into an abandoned ranch house. Wind pumps scattered the land and I…

User Picture The Indiana Farmer
  • 1130
  • N.W. Indiana

Getting Ready for the Fair!

 
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I show a quick video of the kids harness breaking sheep. 

 

User Picture Sean McMahon
  • 3455
  • Dallas County, Iowa

Threats to Animal Agriculture? Update on PAUSE Act, New Oregon Ballot Initiative, CA Prop 12

 
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Mary Pat Sass alerted us to the problematic PAUSE Act in Colorado earlier this year. Fortunately the Colorado Supreme Court rejected that ballot initiative as too broad. However, a very similar ballot initiative has surfaced in Oregon with many of the same  concerning provisions…

User Picture Tim Kerstein
  • 40
  • Hendricks County, IN

Cell-based/Cultivated/Cultured Protein: A Fad or The Future

 
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    • votes

I am curious about people's perspectives on the cell-based/Cultivated/Cultured Protein market. Will it be a notable piece of the protein market in the future? Will it outpace plant-based protein? Will not live up to expectations/momentum? Or somewhere in between?

I have seen mar…

Tiffany Obrecht-Johnson
  • 200
  • Marion County, Indiana

Artificial Intelligence in the Hog Barn?

 
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    • votes

I saw an article today and it really got me thinking about how far we've come and how far we might go with technology leading innovation in agriculture. The use of AI (different meaning these days) has been touted around for independently operated tractors and equipment, but use…

User Picture Kent Bennis
  • 2710
  • Delmar, Iowa

Calf Blood Transfusion

 
    • 7
    • votes

We had a calf that was very lethargic. I was concerned it didn’t get enough colostrum. I took it to the vet and they tested it and that was the case. Iowa State vet med has been doing blood transfusions to confer the antibodies from the cow to the calf that ha…

User Picture Sean McMahon
  • 3455
  • Dallas County, Iowa
User Picture Sean McMahon
  • 3455
  • Dallas County, Iowa

New Video - Economics of Soil Health Systems In Iowa

 
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Watch this illuminating new video to learn more about the recent economic study from the Soil Health Institute that surveyed and conducted partial budget analyses on 100 farms and found that on average, soil health management practices and systems improve profitability by…