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  • A New Era of Farm Employees: Farm Technicians vs. Farm Hands?

    By Gregory Heilers

    Published Jun 4, 2018 

    Traditional agricultural skills that made civilization possible are still alive and in use today. At the same time, hundreds of farm technician job listings across the US, and the rise of precision agriculture and software, clearly evidence the need for technologically-savvy farm technicians in the 21st century agricultural industry. It’s no surprise that tech-friendly millennials interested in farming are encouraged by these developments, which may make farming less labor intensive than in generations past. Technology may even be the antidote to a number of ills plaguing modern agriculture, which have led to a drastic decrease in the number of farms across the United States... Human application of herbicide is less preciseJohn, whose family operates a 400,000 acre sheep and cattle station in Northern South Australia, has seen an evolution of applied technology and farm employee labor...

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    Argentina rebounds thanks to partnering with Mexico, the newest and possibly wealthiest Associate Member of MERCOSUR

    By Robert Morgan

    Published Jun 18, 2018 

    The Member; Argentina, has experienced fluctuations in economic growth over the past decade in recent years, growth has slowed sharply once again as dangerously high inflation pressures have weakened domestic demand. has undergone massive fluctuations in recent decades. Argentina has experienced wild fluctuations in economic growth over the past decade. In recent years, growth has slowed sharply once again as dangerously high inflationary pressures have weakened domestic demand... Beef, Sheep, Soya, and grains are exported throughout the world...

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    Farms For Sale Ireland / UK

    By James Kelly

    Published Mar 30, 2019 

    ‘Finding Farms Made Simple’Farms For Sale Ireland / UK is a ‘one-stop-shop’ for agricultural land, property and farms for sale across Ireland and the UK. Agricultural property listings span all categories of farming enterprises including residential farms / estates, arable farm, beef and sheep enterprises, dairy units, equestrian facilities, fishery farms, forestry / woodlands, pig and poultry units, mushroom units and small holdings. Potential rural property buyers have easy-to-use search tools to customise their search by country, county/state, type of farm, area size and price range. Our unique Farm Finder Map allows users to search for agricultural properties within a given radius. Estate agents benefit from bespoke Agency and multiple Agent profiles...

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    Surviving a sick day as a small farmer

    By John Moody

    Published Jun 20, 2018 

    Sick days. Most occupations come with a set of them. Call in to get the day off. Get caught up later... For instance, set up two 300 gallon IBC totes instead of one tote or a few 50 gallon barrels to offer water to pigs, sheep, or similar animals...

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    Get livestock insurance from Nationwide

    By Nationwide Farm Insurance

    Published May 14, 2019 

    When you get an AgriChoice® farm insurance policy from Nationwide, you’re also getting protection for your livestock and poultry. That means your cows, bulls, swine, goats, lambs and sheep are covered. So are turkeys and other birds. What livestock insurance coversLivestock insurance covers broad causes of loss protection, including:Accidental shootingsAttacks by dogs or wild animals (except to sheep)EarthquakesElectrocutionFloodsLoading and unloading accidentsSudden and accidental collisions causing deathKeep in mind that there may be a limit on the value of any one animal, although higher limits may be available. Know your optionsThe maximum amount payable per head is determined by how your livestock are insured:IndividualBlanketHerdIndividual coverageYou can schedule each animal individually...

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    Soil Farmers of the Year 2018

    By Direct Driller Magazine

    Published Jan 19, 2019 

    FARM WALKS WITH THE SOIL FARMERS OF THE YEAR 2018The winners of the FCCT Soil Farmer of the Year competition opened their gates over four days and provided a veritable masterclass in managing soils. Spanning a range of soil types, management systems and enterprises, attending farmers gained insights into their award winning management and a better understanding as to why these farms had been picked as the top three in this year’s competition. The Soil Farmer of the Year Competition, now in its third year, is run by the Farm Carbon Cutting Toolkit and Innovation for Agriculture. The competition aims to find farmers and growers who are engaged with, and passionate about managing their soils in a way which supports productive agriculture, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and builds soil health, organic matter and ultimately, carbon... This cover crop was grazed by sheep and the benefits of grazing cover crops including the addition of beneficial biology through manure deposits to turbo charge the soil was discussed...

    Categories: Cover Crops

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    The Rise of The Organic Farm Market.

    By Robert Morgan

    Published Jun 12, 2018 

    It for centuries was known that cattle which grazed where volcanic dust had settled would become ill and lame:: The reason was their high fluoride intake... In milk samples of different cattle (cows, camels, sheep, and goats), free and bound fluoride forms and its total (free (F) + bound (Fs)) contents were measured by ion-selective electrode... The concentration of total fluoride in the milk samples of sheep, goats, cows, and camels were observed in the range of 1... The resulted data indicated that the concentration of fluoride was higher in the milk samples of smaller cattle (sheep and goat), as compared to cow and camel... The percentage values of bound fluoride in the milk samples of sheep, goats, and cows were found to be 6...

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    Specialty Livestock

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    Here's a group to discuss animal agriculture including goats, sheep, alpacas, buffalo, deer, llamas, and rabbits.
    Interest: Feed, Grass-Fed Livestock, Specialty Livestock

    The Stull Farm, LLC

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    We are a family ran farm that believes in raising livestock in a caring and natural way, Our livestock is raised on pasture with many animals free ranging. We currently raise Scottish Highland Cattle, multiple species of hogs, goats, sheep, chickens, ducks, and turkeys.
    Interest: Beef, Grass-Fed Livestock, Poultry, Specialty Livestock, Swine

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  • Specialty Livestock

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    Here's a group to discuss animal agriculture including goats, sheep, alpacas, buffalo, deer, llamas, and rabbits.
    Interest: Feed, Grass-Fed Livestock, Specialty Livestock

    The Stull Farm, LLC

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    We are a family ran farm that believes in raising livestock in a caring and natural way, Our livestock is raised on pasture with many animals free ranging. We currently raise Scottish Highland Cattle, multiple species of hogs, goats, sheep, chickens, ducks, and turkeys.
    Interest: Beef, Grass-Fed Livestock, Poultry, Specialty Livestock, Swine

  • A New Era of Farm Employees: Farm Technicians vs. Farm Hands?

    By Gregory Heilers

    Published Jun 4, 2018 

    Traditional agricultural skills that made civilization possible are still alive and in use today. At the same time, hundreds of farm technician job listings across the US, and the rise of precision agriculture and software, clearly evidence the need for technologically-savvy farm technicians in the 21st century agricultural industry. It’s no surprise that tech-friendly millennials interested in farming are encouraged by these developments, which may make farming less labor intensive than in generations past. Technology may even be the antidote to a number of ills plaguing modern agriculture, which have led to a drastic decrease in the number of farms across the United States... Human application of herbicide is less preciseJohn, whose family operates a 400,000 acre sheep and cattle station in Northern South Australia, has seen an evolution of applied technology and farm employee labor...

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    Argentina rebounds thanks to partnering with Mexico, the newest and possibly wealthiest Associate Member of MERCOSUR

    By Robert Morgan

    Published Jun 18, 2018 

    The Member; Argentina, has experienced fluctuations in economic growth over the past decade in recent years, growth has slowed sharply once again as dangerously high inflation pressures have weakened domestic demand. has undergone massive fluctuations in recent decades. Argentina has experienced wild fluctuations in economic growth over the past decade. In recent years, growth has slowed sharply once again as dangerously high inflationary pressures have weakened domestic demand... Beef, Sheep, Soya, and grains are exported throughout the world...

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    Farms For Sale Ireland / UK

    By James Kelly

    Published Mar 30, 2019 

    ‘Finding Farms Made Simple’Farms For Sale Ireland / UK is a ‘one-stop-shop’ for agricultural land, property and farms for sale across Ireland and the UK. Agricultural property listings span all categories of farming enterprises including residential farms / estates, arable farm, beef and sheep enterprises, dairy units, equestrian facilities, fishery farms, forestry / woodlands, pig and poultry units, mushroom units and small holdings. Potential rural property buyers have easy-to-use search tools to customise their search by country, county/state, type of farm, area size and price range. Our unique Farm Finder Map allows users to search for agricultural properties within a given radius. Estate agents benefit from bespoke Agency and multiple Agent profiles...

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    Surviving a sick day as a small farmer

    By John Moody

    Published Jun 20, 2018 

    Sick days. Most occupations come with a set of them. Call in to get the day off. Get caught up later... For instance, set up two 300 gallon IBC totes instead of one tote or a few 50 gallon barrels to offer water to pigs, sheep, or similar animals...

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    Get livestock insurance from Nationwide

    By Nationwide Farm Insurance

    Published May 14, 2019 

    When you get an AgriChoice® farm insurance policy from Nationwide, you’re also getting protection for your livestock and poultry. That means your cows, bulls, swine, goats, lambs and sheep are covered. So are turkeys and other birds. What livestock insurance coversLivestock insurance covers broad causes of loss protection, including:Accidental shootingsAttacks by dogs or wild animals (except to sheep)EarthquakesElectrocutionFloodsLoading and unloading accidentsSudden and accidental collisions causing deathKeep in mind that there may be a limit on the value of any one animal, although higher limits may be available. Know your optionsThe maximum amount payable per head is determined by how your livestock are insured:IndividualBlanketHerdIndividual coverageYou can schedule each animal individually...

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    Soil Farmers of the Year 2018

    By Direct Driller Magazine

    Published Jan 19, 2019 

    FARM WALKS WITH THE SOIL FARMERS OF THE YEAR 2018The winners of the FCCT Soil Farmer of the Year competition opened their gates over four days and provided a veritable masterclass in managing soils. Spanning a range of soil types, management systems and enterprises, attending farmers gained insights into their award winning management and a better understanding as to why these farms had been picked as the top three in this year’s competition. The Soil Farmer of the Year Competition, now in its third year, is run by the Farm Carbon Cutting Toolkit and Innovation for Agriculture. The competition aims to find farmers and growers who are engaged with, and passionate about managing their soils in a way which supports productive agriculture, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and builds soil health, organic matter and ultimately, carbon... This cover crop was grazed by sheep and the benefits of grazing cover crops including the addition of beneficial biology through manure deposits to turbo charge the soil was discussed...

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    The Rise of The Organic Farm Market.

    By Robert Morgan

    Published Jun 12, 2018 

    It for centuries was known that cattle which grazed where volcanic dust had settled would become ill and lame:: The reason was their high fluoride intake... In milk samples of different cattle (cows, camels, sheep, and goats), free and bound fluoride forms and its total (free (F) + bound (Fs)) contents were measured by ion-selective electrode... The concentration of total fluoride in the milk samples of sheep, goats, cows, and camels were observed in the range of 1... The resulted data indicated that the concentration of fluoride was higher in the milk samples of smaller cattle (sheep and goat), as compared to cow and camel... The percentage values of bound fluoride in the milk samples of sheep, goats, and cows were found to be 6...

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  • Posted By Specialty Livestock
    Jun 4 

    https://www.aces.edu/blog/topics/animals-urban/minimizing-weaning-stress-in-sheep-and-goats/
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    Posted By Specialty Livestock
    Jun 30 

    https://www.lancasterfarming.com/news/main_edition/how-to-decide-which-sheep-and-goats-to-keep/article_2c9043b3-a54b-56de-a1db-8f6f406298fa.html
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    Posted By Specialty Livestock
    Jun 9 

    https://agnetwest.com/study-combines-sheep-grazing-and-solar-energy-production

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    Posted By Cover Crops
    Dec 5, 2018 

    https://www.agupdate.com/theprairiestar/news/livestock/let-sheep-be-the-cover-crop-terminators-fertilizers/article_a6024072-1d6b-11e8-9d85-03751cff2fcd.html
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    Posted By Specialty Livestock
    Jul 16 

    https://www.lancasterfarming.com/news/main_edition/crossbreeding-sheep-can-increase-productivity/article_e4a057bc-2f20-5591-815c-676944dce49a.html
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    Posted By Specialty Livestock
    Jul 8 

    https://extension.sdstate.edu/are-your-dewormers-effective-your-sheep-or-goat

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    Posted By Specialty Livestock
    Jun 30 

    https://www.farmforum.net/story/news/2021/06/23/body-condition-scoring-basics-sheep-and-goats/7743878002/

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    Posted By Specialty Livestock
    Jun 4 

    https://www.aces.edu/blog/topics/animals-urban/fighting-the-enemy-controlling-barber-pole-worms-in-sheep-and-goats

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    Posted By Specialty Livestock
    Jun 4 

    https://www.agriland.ie/farming-news/dealing-with-lameness-issues-on-sheep-farms/

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    Posted By Steve Hanks
    Sep 10, 2020 

    https://www.utilitydive.com/news/sheep-ag-and-sun-agrivoltaics-propel-significant-reductions-in-solar-main/581879/

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