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Automobile manufacturers change the look of their respective models to keep up with either trends, government mandates or new technologies. The changes are either well-received, such as those by Toyota, or the model tends to fade away quietly (see:...
The short answer: Buyers often look for high-quality credits that are based on additional practices, ensure some amount of permanence, are verified, and registered. Break it down: A carbon credit is a term for the certificate or token showing that...
Vermin are considered to be wild animals that are believed to be harmful to crops and livestock or carry disease. Therefore, the definition of vermin is not specific to certain species but rather the circumstances. In poultry production, rodents...
oultry is big business in Mississippi, and poultry producers are having to manage disease and high feed costs to produce the meat and eggs that Americans consume in great quantities. Poultry is the most consumed meat in the U.S., according...
By and large, if you work in the swine industry, you likely live and breathe the word “biosecurity” in daily operations. Industry operations adhere to these practices because, when applied correctly and routinely, they work. A man posting a sign...
The Livestock Indemnity Program (abbreviated as LIP) was reauthorized, with some amendments, with the passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, enacted on February 9, 2018. LIP is designed to pay livestock owners or contract growers who experience...
Autonomous farming machines are coming. John Deere now sells an autonomous 8R tractor. Various companies offer large, commercial sized unmanned Ariel vehicles (UAVs) that can autonomously apply pesticides. Lely sells robotic milking machines. Some farmers may lament the loss...
Thee COVID-19 pandemic exposed the vulnerability of supply chains in all industries including agriculture. Like COVID-19, the latest highly pathogenic avian influenza is a threat to the poultry production chain. Given that one pedigree hen may produce 4 million...
During the course of our day’s we come across many “universal truths. Two that stand out to me are, “don’t ask of others what you wouldn’t ask of yourself”, and “treat others as you’d like others to treat you.”...
Women have long played a very pivotal although often unseen role in Canadian agriculture. Traditionally, that role has been one of support, from doing the farm books and helping with chores, to raising the family, managing the household and...
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