Thursday, June 22, 2017
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What should you consider when trying to accomplish diversity and inclusiveness on the farm? Columnist Ed Brown lays out the benefits and concerns.

The Ohio Forages and Grasslands Council annual conference is Feb. 3 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Ohio Department of Agriculture in Reynoldsburg. Register by Jan. 27.

The grazier needs to be aware of the parasite status of the herd or flock and how grazing management and pasture rotation are connected to parasite management.

Weaning kids and lambs when they are 60-90 days old is standard procedure for most goat and sheep producers.

Goat horn removal can be controversial; it is farmer’s choice whether or not to remove an animal’s horns, but most goat producers do as part of their herd management practice.

From wildflowers in Death Valley to bald eagles in Washington, D.C., here’s a recap of news from around the web this week.

FAMACHA scoring is used to identify risk of barber pole worm infestation in small ruminants. It is an effective, easy-to-use tool everyone from backyard hobbyists to large-scale producers can use on the farm.

Barber pole worms are prevalent during lambing and kidding season and the milder winter weather sets the stage for a significant infestation.

These birthing preparations for facilities, medical, nutrition and equipment/supplies are great for first-timers and are also a useful reminder for us seasoned farmers.

Understanding the terms in a livestock market report can be confusing. Here is a quick run down of what the terms being used on livestock during a sale means.
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