While livestock producers know that moldy grain and forage are not ideal feedstuffs, they also know that stored feed occasionally contains a small amount of visible mold, and that their animals consume it with no obvious adverse effects. The question arises, how much mold is too much for a feed to be unsuitable for animals?
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When reports of the COVID-19 pandemic first hit the US, very few people had likely heard of coronaviruses—with some notable exceptions: cattle producers and their veterinarians.
SDSU Extension will host a livestock environmental training program for concentrated animal feeding operations on December 2 at 8:30 AM CST at the Crossroads Convention Center in Huron (100 Fourth St. S.W. in Huron, 57350).
SDSU Extension will host a livestock environmental training program for concentrated animal feeding operations on June 17 at 8:30 AM CST at the Crossroads Convention Center in Huron (100 Fourth St. S.W. in Huron, 57350).
Employees are one of the most valuable assets to a successful farm. Successful farms implement on-boarding of new employees and provide continued training to ensure proficiency and consistency in job duties.
February 27, 2020
An environmental training session for operators of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO), is set for March 4 in Huron at the Crossroads Convention Center (100 Fourth St. S.W.).
Because water quality can vary considerably between production sites, it is important to identify the qualities of water that impact the growth performance of nursery pigs.
When winter snowfall begins to melt, severe spring flooding can be a real possibility. Of the people witnessing the rising water, livestock producers and other animal caretakers have perhaps the most daunting task.
South Dakota One Health Efforts Look at Antibiotic Use and Other Connections Between Animals and People
November 04, 2019
South Dakota One Health is a collaborative effort that promotes a deeper understanding of the connections between the health of people, animals and the environment.