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Iowa benefits from the state’s agricultural balance

As all good drivers know, balance is important when you are headed for a rough patch. And balance is what Iowa agriculture has, thanks to its robust livestock sector to go with legendary crop production muscle. 449 more words

Horse Stall

When the new barn was filled with gravel 60 Tons of Gravel we left an area that was not covered that would be the location for the horse stall/run in area. 231 more words


More LED lighting means lower utility bills for livestock farmers

Nick Fetty | September 16, 2014

The increased popularity of energy efficient LED (light emitting diodes) lighting has moved to the farm and livestock farmers are saving on utility bills by embracing this trend. 227 more words


ILRI@tropentag 2014: Livestock-based options for sustainable food and nutritional security and healthy lives

In 2014, to mark 40 years of international research, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) is facilitating a series of events that highlight the ways in which livestock research advances the global development agenda, specifically for sustainable food and nutritional security, economic well-being and healthy lives. 128 more words


Participatory research for development to upgrade smallholder pig value chains in Uganda

Little has been documented about how smallholder pig value chains operate in Uganda, except that pork production and consumption have exploded over the past three decades and 70% of the pigs are in the hands of smallholder farmers, many of them women. 128 more words


Factors affecting profit efficiency among smallholder beef producers in Botswana

Botswana’s livestock sector provides about two thirds of national agricultural value added and beef production is a vital part of the rural economy as a source of income and employment. 122 more words


Seasons and Change

Okay okay. I know it’s not really here yet, but I just love the fall. I get all excited as things start to cool off, and the lighting changes. 629 more words