Health & Farm Safety

Important Safety Tips For Holiday Shoppers

Nov 26, 2013

Safety First Holiday Safe Shopping Tips
The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) reminds holiday shoppers to keep safety in mind as they hunt for holiday bargains.

Arlington, VA –The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) reminds holiday shoppers to keep safety in mind as they hunt for those bargains.

The organization best known for its icon, McGruff the Crime Dog, has tips to help you shop safely while getting those great holiday bargains.

Grain Bin Safety Tips

Sep 25, 2013

From the University of Illinois Extension:

Grain Bin Safety

Safety Precautions

Whenever possible, don't enter a grain bin. If you must enter the bin, as a farm owner/operator you should:

Break up crusted grain from the outside of the bin with a long pole. When using a pole, check to see that it doesn't come into contact with electric lines.
Wear a harness attached to a properly secured rope.

Horse Health

Apr 04, 2013

Horse health and a new Merck program called "Horse Care for Life"

Vet Equine

Feb 14, 2013

Tennessee has more than 40,000 equine horse farms. Chuck Denney from our partners at the University of Tennessee take us for a tour.

Ram Truck and FFA

Feb 05, 2013

The FFA is getting some support from Dodge...and Super Bowl fans

U.S. Grains Council News Release

Dec 07, 2012

Dec. 6, 2012

Source: U.S. Grains Council news release

National Directory Of Farmers Markets

Nov 20, 2012

You can find a National directory of Farmers Markets at

Horse Talk Live: Horse Boy

Oct 26, 2012

Learn about Horse Boy: a story about a family and the healing powers of horses. It has become a movie and now helping to change the lives of people with the help of horses.

The Rio Grande feeding farms

Mar 12, 2012

The Rio Grande Basin Initiative project is the first recipient of the NIFA Outstanding Integrated Program Water Resources Team Award. The project addresses water management throughout the Rio Grande Basin , bringing together research, extension, and education efforts to address local, state, regional, national, and international water concerns. Improved precision irrigation techniques and scheduling, developed and extended through this integrated project, have conserved more than 200,000 acre-feet of water per year.

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