RALEIGH – Thirty-three North Carolina students have been named recipients of 2018 North Carolina State Fair Youth Livestock Scholarships, Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler announced recently. [Read more…]
SILVER SPRINGS, NY — The New York Corn and Soybean Growers Association is pleased to announce Melissa Keller as the recipient of the 2018 Bill Jenkins Growing the Next Generation Scholarship. Melissa hails from Corfu, NY and has just completed her freshmen year at the State University of New York at Cobleskill where she is majoring in Animal Science. [Read more…]
There are many instances that certain horses have found themselves in circumstances well beyond their control with owners who have neither the time, the talent, the disposition or the resources to care for them. Every year there are heart- wrenching stories of horses who are rescued by regulatory authorities after having been found in deplorable conditions. [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.
Farming has changed by leaps and bounds and, thanks to technology, there are many more aspects and options to consider. That is what students attending the 2nd annual Farming Your Future discovered. [Read more…]
The 20-year-old member of the SUNY Morrisville woods sports team has proven himself as one of the best lumberjacks in the country after earning a ticket to the national STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® Series Championships, July 27-29 in Milwaukee, WI. [Read more…]
Kevin Erb, Certified Crop Agronomist with University of Wisconsin extension, encourages farmers to understand the value of farm manure in crop production systems. [Read more…]