Category Archives: Animal Care

ANTIBIOTIC RESIDUE CONCERNING YOU?!

Are you concerned about antibiotic residue showing up in your meat at the grocery store? Fear not! Dr. Jeff Bender, University of Minnesota, explains why consumers need not worry about the food they buy in this Best Food Facts video.

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CHRISTMAS ON A DAIRY FARM

Christmas is that one-day of year where most people are entitled to getting the day off. But that is a little different for a dairy farmer. No matter what day it is, the cows still have to be milked.  The … Continue reading

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HOW TO TALK WITH YOUR RELATIVES AT CHRISTMAS

With the holiday season is upon us, many things take place: cookie decorating, overeating, and spending time with family and friends.  If you’re anything like me, your loved ones come from a variety of backgrounds, and those from non-Ag backgrounds … Continue reading

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#TBT DISTILLERS GRAINS WITH SOLUBLES: WHAT ARE THEY?!

This post was originally posted on January 15, 2015. Dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) have become a valuable part of agriculture.  A by-product of ethanol production, this product makes an excellent livestock feed and is transported by rail to various parts … Continue reading

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#TBT THANKSGIVING DECEPTION: A BUYER’S INFORMATION GUIDE

This post was originally posted last year on November 13th, and it is the perfect time for a poultry refresher. With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I wanted to let you in on the Grocer’s Turkey secrets! Popular to common … Continue reading

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FRIDAY FARM PHOTO: FUN FACT

Fun fact about hogs and corn. But lets be honest, we’re only looking at those cute piglets. AWWW! 

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2 QUESTIONS THAT SEPARATE GOOD FARMERS FROM BAD

I think that there are a lot of things that can separate a good farmer from a bad farmer. When it comes to raising livestock, there are so many things that you need to be able to do to have … Continue reading

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