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Beef-dairy crossbreeds helping tap higher value meat market
MOGADORE, Ohio The idea of crossbreeding low genetic/productive dairy cows with beef semen has become a growing practice on dairies these days. The main reason for this growth is the increased value of the offspring when compared to the traditional dairy male calf.
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Huntington University opens  
new animal science building
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – Huntington University’s new animal science education center will give students in the Haupert Institute for Agricultural Studies hands-on experience working with livestock, the institute’s managing director said.
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Indiana FFA gets Lily grant
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Buckeye Shepherd’s Symposium going virtual in 2020
COLUMBUS, Ohio – For the first time in the association’s 71-year history, the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association (OSIA) will conduct its Buckeye Shepherd’s Symposium in a virtual format. The event will be held via Zoom on Friday, Dec. 4 from 2-5 p.m. Though it’s going virtual this season, the goal is the same: to expand the knowledge of sheep nutrition and have a connection among peers in Ohio’s lamb and wool industries.
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Specialty crop grants announced for Michigan growers
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow has announced $1.9 million in block grants to help Michigan’s many specialty crop growers. Under the USDA’s definition, a specialty crop grower raises fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, nursery plants and flowers.
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A challenging year but an unforgettable Thanksgiving
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Market concerned about states
enacting new Covid-19 restrictions
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Pros and cons of applying nitrogen in spring vs. fall
URBANA, Ill. – Nitrogen applied as anhydrous ammonia in the fall is an effective source of nitrogen for the corn crop, but it is also a little more subject to loss, compared to nitrogen applied in the spring, according to a University of Illinois (U of Ill.) agronomist.
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No-tilling can prevent loss of soil moisture during drought conditions
AMES, Iowa – Excessively dry soil conditions this season make field preparation and tillage this fall challenging, even though a dry soil condition is preferred for conducting tillage operations, according to Mahdi Al-Kaisi, Iowa State University (ISU) professor of soil management.
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