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Could land application of animal feedlot wastewater spread antibiotic-resistant bacteria?

An entry from the American Geophysical Union blog site in mid-August discusses the possibility of spreading antibiotic-resistant bacteria (ABR) through wind dispersal of land-applied animal wastewater used for irrigation in drought conditions.  You can read the blog here.  Scientists are not sure about the amount of ABR naturally occurring in…
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Southeast Cattle Advisor blog

The Southeast Cattle Advisor provides articles on a variety of information related to cattle, including market information, inputs, and decision aids.  If you have not visited their web site, you can find it at http://www.secattleadvisor.com/.  They also provide a periodic newsletter which sends the articles directly to your email address.
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Possibility of early frost in ND pushes up corn prices

The six to ten day outlook for temperatures in the US (from www.cpc.noaa.gov) shows a large area of much below normal temperatures in the Northern Plains, leading to some concerns about an early frost along the US-Canada border.  If it happened, it would have the potential to drive corn prices…
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Managing cattle for “ever-present change”–some web sites you can use to gather information

AgWeb recently published a story from NDSU Extension beef specialist Kris Ringwall on a couple of sources of information cattle producers can use to monitor drought and moisture conditions across the country.  Kris points out that managing cattle is always a matter of flexibility as wet and dry spells come…
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