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Northey requests additional funds to prepare for potential Avian flu outbreak

Jenna Ladd | December 6, 2016

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey requested an additional $500,000 in funding last week for the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship’s Animal Industry Bureau. 241 more words


Hopalong 3: locked and loaded

Early last week, with one rabbit cage finished and plans for a pen ready to go, the gf drove to enumclaw to visit bouncing bunny. … 450 more words


Boost to smallholder dairy value chains in Tanzania as new artificial insemination technology launched

A new artificial insemination (AI) technology that could revolutionize livestock breeding and dairy production in Tanzania was launched on 9 November 2016.

According to an online article in… 189 more words



Who doesn’t love a good home-cooked meal around the holidays? My favorite things to enjoy with my family are ham and mashed potatoes. Many branches of the agriculture industry in Illinois team up for the holidays to make sure everyone in the state can have pork at their family dinners. 202 more words


As winter blows in

Coop door

Chicken door open

Chicken door closed

Even though the temperatures are starting to slip down towards the freezing mark, I’ve kept at it out in the barn. 954 more words

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Cattle fatteners in Oromia earn more after adopting improved husbandry practices

In East Shewa Zone of Ethiopia’s Oromia Region, small-scale farmers use cattle fattening to complement other farming practices. But it often relies on traditional methods suffering from lack of linkage to feed suppliers, inadequate extension support, limited capacities and awareness gaps on improved beef production techniques. 474 more words


Reintroduction of the Lynx

Many of you may have already read articles including the “The Lynx Effect” – Sporting Gun, I have since been reading a lot on the Reintroduction of the Lynx and the plans to do it. 410 more words