The case was brought by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) against Robertson for nine ponds he created. The EPA and the Corps assert that in the creation of the ponds, Robertson discharged dredge and fill material into waters of the U.
Several interesting things occurred on the science front last week related to the beef industry and agriculture. A pair of unrelated studies were released, one claiming a link between red meat consumption and increased risk of kidney disease. The other implicated meat consumption and sugar consumption as equally to blame for the.
The AG’s office issued a press release saying more than 5,000 pages of reports, lab results, witness statements and other material were reviewed in reaching a decision. Wasden said the evidence is insufficient to support a conviction beyond a reasonable doubt of the two deputies.
The Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (KSDVL) at Kansas State University (K-State) is known for providing bovine testing services to veterinarians and cattle producers nationwide, and is now the new service provider for samples previously submitted to Gold Standard Labs.
“Currently, there are no available vaccines against this type of diarrhea,” Zhang said. “Whole-cell vaccine candidates have been under development but require further improvements because they provide inadequate protection and produce unwanted adverse effects.
Marvin Hall, Professor of Forage Management at Pennsylvania State University, offers producers some pros and cons of storing silage in large round bales. In order to make round bale silage, the forage must be wilted to 50-60 percent moisture, then baled in a round baler, then ensiled inside a plastic cover.
Racing, cutting and roping horses have a higher incidence of navicular disease than pleasure horses. It is one of the most common causes of lameness in horses and usually affects both forefeet. However, one foot may have more extensive damage than the other.
Bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) infections cost cattle producers $50 to $100 per head of cattle. Most BVDV vaccines require multiple doses, and that increases production costs. Decades of vaccination and voluntary programs aimed at controlling the virus have reduced the disease’s prevalence but have not eliminated it in the United States.
Essential to maintaining early pregnancy and immunity is pro-vitamin A or beta carotene, and specifically helping ward off pink eye is vitamin E; if these vitamins are not available through grazing, Garcia encourages livestock producers to consider supplements that contain them.
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Forage sorghums are used by cattle producers for summer grazing or harvested for hay. Forage sorghums can be very productive and high quality, but can also accumulate toxic levels of nitrate when stressed.
Last week saw the mess that was the second act on the summer’s presidential stage. The Democratic National Convention was held last week in Philadelphia, PA. The week before, the Republican National Convention was held in Cleveland, OH.
Last Wednesday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) released its final prioritization methodology regarding listing petitions under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The agency said it created the priority plan out of need; current and projected ESA-related workloads exceed resources.
Thomas Sutherland, a Fort Collins, CO, community leader and an Emeritus Professor at Colorado State University (CSU), who inspired the world with his strength and resilience, has passed away at the age of 85, according various news agencies and a statement from CSU.
In her “Plan for a Vibrant Rural America,” Clinton outlines goals to bolster the rural economy, including the creation of more Rural Business Investment Companies (RBICs) through the Farm Credit Administration and reducing regulations on rural banks..
Say what you like about third parties, but Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are not the only options on the field. While the big names battle it out in a neck-and-neck race, Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson, former Republican governor of New Mexico, is trailing along behind hoping to upset the status quo.
In his acceptance speech as well as his officially-stated standing on issues, Trump’s agriculturally-related positions center on the indirect issue of trade deals, taxation issues, and natural resource management.
After more than 50 years of research, the tick-borne bacterium responsible for one of the most troubling and economically devastating cattle diseases in the western United States has been named and genetically characterized by researchers at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis).