Animals & Livestock
Cattle grazing in flooded or muddy fields have a higher risk of contracting the bacterial infections
Cattle grazing for prolonged periods in flooded or muddy pastures are at greater risk for foot rot and pinkeye, two bacterial infections that thrive in wet conditions, a Purdue Extension veterinary specialist says.
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New and aspiring farmers will have an opportunity to visit a diverse group of Indiana farms, network with fellow farmers, and learn from experts in a series of workshops and tours offered as part of Purdue University's Beginning Farmer and Rancher program.
Boot jacks and boots
Boot jacks are something that all of us who grew up on a farm have probably used at one time or another. They are devices that aid in removal of a person's boots. The boot jack allows you to take off your boots without touching them with your hands.
Beef cattle grazing
The Indiana Integrated Resource Management program, sponsored by the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, will host a field day for beef producers Aug. 24 at Scenic View Farm in Lawrenceburg.