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  • Earlier castration is easier on calves and producers, but it's important producers pick a bander they are comfortable with and know how to use.(Progressive Farmer photo by Becky Mills)

    Ask The Vet

    Earlier castration is generally less stressful and better for all involved, both for the animal and the human.

  • Many ag research projects, such as these pigweeds being tested for susceptibility to herbicides, will grind to a halt across the country, as universities limit campus access to slow the spread of COVID-19. (DTN photo by Pamela Smith)

    Ag Research in Limbo

    President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency specifically includes provisions to rely on Critical Access Hospitals in rural America. While rural areas have largely avoided a high volume of coronavirus cases, the global...

  • Livestock producers across the country have worked with NRCS experts to improve water resources on their farms. (Photo courtesy Ken Hammond, NRCS)

    Livestock Water Supply

    Some locations look attractive for grazing but don't have enough native water, so wells are required to supply enough water and at adequate quality to sustain a herd.

Livestock Blogs & Columns

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Agriculturists work hard to ensure no one ever goes without. (Photo by Jimmy Stewart)

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