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By: Kathleen Lonergan Erickson
April 1st, 2020

“We must ‘lead well’ and think beyond the farm.” That’s the recommendation made by two University of Minnesota (UM) veterinarians, Dr. Jeff Bender, and Dr. Montse Torremorell. In their work at UM College of Veterinary Medicine and the School of Public Health, they have published several resources to help keep livestock workers healthy as they care for animals.

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By: Mary Auth
March 18th, 2020

Animal rights activists are everywhere and being more and more aggressive. It may seem intuitive, but how to protect yourselves, your animals, and your reputation is critical for the successful production of protein.

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By: Kathleen Lonergan Erickson
January 15th, 2020

Every day, 33 children sustain agriculture-related injuries. Every three days, a child dies because of an agriculture-related incident. That’s according to the National Ag Safety Database which reports the number of farm-accident fatalities is not declining in proportion to the decline in farm population, partly because of the increasing average age of people on farms.

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By: Kathleen Lonergan Erickson
January 8th, 2020

It may just be January, but the United States Agriculture Department (USDA) Foreign Ag Service has already lined up seven trade missions.

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By: Kathleen Lonergan Erickson
December 18th, 2019

There’s nothing like a cup of cocoa, tea, or coffee when you come in from outside on one of these chilly December days. That fresh cup helps warm us up and restores us almost magically! That’s because it helps raise our body temperature, restoring warmth that the cold weather took away.

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By: Kurt Bahler
December 12th, 2019

REMINGTON, INDIANA (December 11, 2019) – Since 1997, Settje Agri-Services and Engineering, Inc. (SASE) has worked to become a premier provider for livestock systems engineering and design, construction, manure marketing, and environmental compliance. Our unique combination of skills, experience, and focus on delivering a quality solution to our customers continues to provide us with opportunities for growth and strategic alliances within the livestock production sector.

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By: Mary Auth
December 4th, 2019

If you subscribe to the predictions of the Farmers’ Almanac, we are going to have a colder than usual winter. The worst of this year’s bitter cold winter will affect the eastern part of the Rocky Mountains all the way to the Appalachians. So, will you be prepared to mitigate the cold upon your cattle?

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By: Kathleen Lonergan Erickson
November 13th, 2019

Eighteen farmers from a broad region of across southeast Ireland recently visited Hadley Farms in Cambridge, Illinois to see the beef farm owned and operated by Al and Karen Lyman. Monoslope building technology is not new to Irish farmers, but the quality, detail, size, and scale of the facilities and the operation impressed them.