Daily Archives: October 19, 2015

Barn Fires Kill Farms and Ranches

Barn Fires Kill Farms and Ranches

Kathy Voth

On Pasture

“Nothing can bring a farm to its knees in a single, decisive blow faster than a fire” says Michael Greenia, a member of the Vermont Barn Fire Prevention Task Force. In fact, he says that many farms never recover. Jenny Nelson agrees after seeing the loss of many barns and farms to fire over the last 30 years.

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Mark Parker:  The Top 10 good reasons for doing a bad job

Mark Parker:  The Top 10 good reasons for doing a bad job

FarmTalk

10. Loose, exploded mushroom hay bales are easier for your toothless cows to feed on.

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Mowing weeds early helps to keep pasture grasses greener and healthier

Mowing weeds early helps to keep pasture grasses greener and healthier

Tracy Turner

Ag Answers

Livestock producers who want a simple way to improve their pastures may want to consider using a tool similar to what most homeowners use to keep their neighbors happy – a mower, only bigger.

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