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Manure spill prevention

By Rory Lewandowski, Extension educator, Wayne County, Ohio State University Extension Typically, dairy farms have an opportunity after corn silage harvest to pump down lagoons and get manure hauled and applied. Hopefully, all goes well, without any accidents or manure spills, but hope is not a spill or accident prevention …

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Rabbit hemorrhagic disease found in Ohio

On Sept. 19, rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus 2 (RHD2) was detected in a domestic rabbit in Medina County. This is the first confirmed case of RHD2 in the United States. It’s important to remember RHD2 does not pose a threat to humans or other animals, but is highly fatal in …

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KORUS trade deal update

KORUS trade deal updatePresident Trump announced that the United States and South Korea signed the revised free trade agreement between the countries. The United States-Republic of Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS)agreement, which was finalized earlier this year, was signed during the United Nations General Assembly meeting. The U.S.-Korea Free Trade …

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Meat monikers aplenty can lead to consumer confusion

Consumers and agriculturalists alike are getting a bit confused about the differences between meat, “clean meat” and plant-based “meat” that are being provided and promoted in the modern marketplace. A new law in at least one state that legally defines what constitutes “meat.” Lawmakers in Missouri recently became the first …

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