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A conversation with former newspaper writer and editor turned blogger Kim Fritzemeier about sharing life on her Kansas farm through her blog, “Kim’s County Line.”
Tell me about your farm. We’re primarily wheat farmers. We also have a cow-calf operation. We’ve got feeder cattle and we also raise some corn, but we’re not big corn farmers by...
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See how folks live the country life on the Emerald Isle!
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Lexi Marek talks about her family's farm and how her involvement with agriculture lead her to where she is today.
Lexi Marek talks about her family's farm and how her involvement with agriculture lead her to where she is today.
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Give livestock extra attention and care in cold temperatures for optimal production.
Give livestock extra attention and care in cold temperatures for optimal production.
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Make sure your calves are on the path to success this calving season by providing them with immediate immune protection.
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Calving and re-breeding can be a challenge. These tips will help.
    First-calf heifers need to be fed and managed properly to reduce their susceptibility to calving and reproductive failure. To be reproductively efficient, a heifer needs energy,...
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Proactive fly control, water access, and a supplementation program can help promote consistent cow performance through spring and summer.
Late spring and early summer pastures provide essential nutrients to the cow herd, as the cow cares for herself, the calf at her side and her developing fetus. During this period, pasture management...
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Bob had to do a c-section on this show heifer -- she had a huge calf! The weather has been so brutally cold, he kept the cow and calf at the clinic overnight. Dr. Brennan tried to milk the cow, but...
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Bob preg-checked 280 cows in three hours this morning on a hilly farm in southern Warren County. I followed him out there to take photos. It was foggy, the roads were gravel with twists and turns,...
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Dairy farmers typically call the vet around 4 a.m, or milking time. Milk fever, or hypcalcemia, is a common emergency. At calving time, large amounts of calcium are removed from the cow's blood...

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