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Keeping the cows cool

The heat this summer has been intense in some places.  Farmers know that too much heat makes dairy cattle produce less milk and cut into profits.  Modern Farmer published a short article describing one Wisconsin farmer’s innovative way of keeping his cows cool and happy.  You can read the article…
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Impacts of flooding on livestock

While we’ve been dry here in the Southeast for the last month, areas farther to the west have seen massive rain and flooding.  This has caused a number of problems for livestock producers across the area.  This article from AgWeb describes problems in Arkansas with diminished hay and increased disease,…
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