Jennifer Keehan, of Fultonville, NY was selected to represent Montgomery County’s Dairy Promotion Team as their newest Dairy Princess. [Read more…]
This morning (Tuesday) Frank, one of my crop program advisees, called to tell me that he had finished first cutting. This Central New York farmer crops about 150 acres of mixed mostly grass hay baleage; most of that land is rented. He raises a few beef cattle, and works some off-farm at a machinery dealership. [Read more…]
Forming and maintaining good relationships with family, customers and neighbors, with respect, integrity, diligence and high standards is what the Trowbridge family is known for — along with, of course, their outstanding, nationally acclaimed Angus cattle. [Read more…]
Cattle producers are concerned about a number of internal parasites, but Dr. John Gilleard, professor of parasitology and associate dean of research on the faculty of veterinary medicine at the University of Calgary, says the main concern is roundworms. [Read more…]
A long-standing program supported by the beef checkoff designed to build advocates for beef, a Long-Range Plan strategic initiative, is the Team Beef program. [Read more…]
May 16 was a day Phil, Annie and P. J. Trowbridge of Trowbridge Angus Farm in Ghent, NY, will remember for years to come. [Read more…]
The Haemaphysalis longicornis tick, also known as the East Asian tick, the longhorned tick, and the bush tick, has been found in three nearby states — New Jersey, West Virginia and Virginia. The Maryland Department of Agriculture urges animal owners to check livestock and pets for this new, exotic species, and to report any unusual ticks or high volumes of tick bites to the department’s Animal Health Program office. [Read more…]
Information released by the Center for Disease Control, last updated July 25, 2017.
- Anaplasmosis is transmitted to humans by tick bites primarily from the blacklegged tick in the northeastern and upper midwestern U.S. and the western blacklegged tick along the Pacific coast.