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Taking rabies precautions for your equine

RABIES IS A NEUROLOGICAL disease of horses and all mammals. Although it occurs infrequently in horses, it has considerable public health significance. Rabies is a zoonotic disease, meaning it can

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Recipe Spotlight: Cooking with your edible garden

THE RADISHES are poking their little green heads up in the garden. It won’t be long before the kids can help with the harvest. Greens are getting ready for cutting,

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Tree Assistance Program (TAP) qualifications

FOR SEVERAL YEARS, the Tree Assistance Program (TAP) has provided financial assistance to qualifying orchardists and nursery tree growers to replant or rehabilitate eligible trees, bushes, and vines that have

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Cattle Feature: Why Brangus?

| Advantages for selecting Brangus beef cattle for your next Youth Beef Cattle Show | WHETHER YOU’RE NEW to the Youth Beef Cattle Show scene or just thinking about raising

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Ag Time with Abby: Can you smell what’s in the air?

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Can you smell that? It smells like pigs, cows, barbecue, cake, walking tacos, and hay! Where can you catch the scent of all of this in one

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Refrigeration efficiency in cold-storage warehousing

THE KEY CONTROL elements of any public refrigerated warehousing (PRW) operation are air, moisture, and temperature. Better control of these factors equates to better refrigeration, more efficient use of utilities

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Technology: Solid ground under hoof

| EcoRaster provides mud solution for equine, cattle, and landscaping industries | IT’S NO SECRET that new technology can bring sweeping innovations, even to age-old industries like agriculture. One such

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A healthy reason to love Florida OJ 10 times more than before

| New study finds more OJ antioxidant benefits than scientists initially believed | GOOD NEWS for orange juice lovers! According to a recent study published in Food Chemistry, a new

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Commissioner’s AgriCorner: With increased trade, comes new threats

OUR ECONOMY is more global than ever. Boundaries, currencies, and cultures are no longer impediments to the exchange of goods, services, and ideas. New technologies and innovations in transportation have

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Garden tips for this odd winter season

THE GARDENING TIPS for this time of the year are a little different from last year. Due to the unusually warm weather we had at the end of 2014, many