Daily Archives: November 20, 2014

Genetic diversity and virus transmission

Genetic diversity and virus transmission

John Maday

Drovers

We know that genetic diversity within species or a population is beneficial for numerous reasons, including reduced incidence of the expression of harmful or lethal mutations.

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Too Early to Gauge Damage From Cold Snap

Too Early to Gauge Damage From Cold Snap

Cheryl Anderson

DTN

The recent blast of arctic cold and snow that has fallen on parts of the Midwest has some wheat growers worried about damage to their crops. However, most growers and experts agree that it is too early to tell the extent — if any — of the damage.

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Employee Training Important To Dairy & Beef Operation’s Product Quality And Consistency

Employee Training Important To Dairy & Beef Operation’s Product Quality And Consistency

AgriMarketing

High employee turnover can lead to inconsistent animal production or potentially lower quality products, both meat and milk. "How is this possible?" asks Heidi Carroll, SDSU Extension Livestock Stewardship Extension Associate.

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