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Animals and livestock

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Beef

Cow-calf

Nutrition, reproduction, health and biosecurity for cow/calf farms

Dairy beef

Maximizing the rate of gain, nutrition and crossbreeding

Feedlot

Nutrition, health, facilities and business information for feedlot aged cattle

Handling and best practices

Biosecurity and stockmanship for beef cattle farms

Post-harvest

Information for beef consumers and processors

Events

Workshops, conferences and other learning opportunities

Beef News

Timely articles for and about the beef industry includes events, farm safety and animal health

Dairy

Milking cows

Nutrition, reproduction, milk quality and milking cow facilities

Youngstock

Calves on milk, raising healthy calves and heifer reproduction

Handling and best practices

Biosecurity, common health problems and cattle stockmanship

Pasture-based dairy

Nutrition, reproduction and facilities for cows on pasture

Precision dairy

Milking dairy cows with robots and other precision dairy investments

Dairy beef

Maximizing the rate of gain, nutrition and crossbreeding

Events

Field days, conferences, workshops

Dairy News

Timely articles about the dairy industry, featured events, farm safety and animal health

Horse

Care and management

Behavior, seasonal care, hoof care, fly control

Health

Preventing and treating diseases, preparing for emergencies, breeding and foals

Nutrition

Feeding hay and forages, supplements, grazing

Pastures and facilities

Good and harmful pasture plants, grazing

Ownership

Legal considerations, economics

Events

Workshops, webinars and other learning opportunities

Swine

Nutrition

Pig nutrition and water needs, ingredient quality, distillers dried grains with solubles

Health

Preventing disease, understanding antibiotic regulations

Facilities

Seasonal impacts, saving energy, group sow housing

Production management

Heat stress, weight variation, growth performance

Small-scale production

Deep-straw hoop structures, pasture production, keeping pigs healthy

Welfare

Group-housing, gestating sows, aggression among sows

Courses

PorkBridge, SowBridge, PQA+ and TQA

Manure management

Safety

Manure pit agitation and pumping, preventing and managing manure spills

Land application

How and when to apply, how to sample and analyze for nutrients, calculating economic value

Air and water quality

Biofilters, reducing water quality issues, pathogen control, OFFSET and MinnFARM tools

Events

Workshops and other learning opportunities

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