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Heavenly health through nutrition

By Don “Doc” Sanders One of my veterinary colleagues always signs off his emails with “Healthy cows through better nutrition.” I agree with his motto. And I believe we all should apply it to ourselves — not just our cows. We humans have a variety of nutrition plans to choose …

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A new approach to tissue sampling

By Ty Higgins, Ohio Ag Net Throughout the 2018 growing season, AgriGold agronomist John Brien has been working with farmers to do something a little unorthodox. He is having producers send in tissue samples on a weekly basis. “Traditionally, tissue sampling has a negative tone to it because no one …

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BEST Character awards highlight attributes of exhibitors

By Lea Kimley and Matt Reese Work ethic, a positive attitude, patience, and focus — those involved with showing livestock have long understood there are many positive character traits young people can develop through working with animals. In 2018 the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association BEST (Beef Exhibitor Show Total) Program took …

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Combines rolling in Ohio to harvest

By Doug Tenney, Leist Mercantile “All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” – Martin Luther King Jr. This quote certainly epitomizes the work of the American farmer as the Labor Day holiday was celebrated earlier this week. Your excellence and hard …

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