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The lowly earthworm is used by boys to scare girls and used as bait for fishing. But they're also quite interesting. Here's some dirt on earthworms you may not know.
Radio interview source: Bruce Snyder, Biology Instructor, Kansas State University Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   You can find a lot of earthworms in your...
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We're all familiar with the concept of endangered wildlife, but there is endangered livestock, too.The American Livestock Breeds Conservancy has a list you should review.
Radio interview source: Alison Martin, Research & Technical Program Director, American Livestock Breeds Conservancy Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   The...
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Flat bumps on a horse's body may mean it has hives. There are many causes of equine hives. Food, medication, mosquitoes, even time of year can trigger them.
Radio interview source: Dr. Domenico Santoro, DVM, Dermatology, University of Illinois Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   If you see flat welts on your horse...
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Set out catnip for the kitties and they'll do everything from bounce off the walls to mellow out. Not all cats respond to it, but if they do, it's funny.
Radio interview source: Narda Robinson, DVM, Colorado State University Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   Cats are pretty entertaining when they're around...
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Producers encouraged to watch cattle closely in high heat
When temperatures near 100 degrees, the heat situation for cattle is in the ‘danger’ and ‘emergency’ areas, according to the USDA’s Meat Animal Research Center. The...
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The minerals might not produce trophy bucks, but they won't hurt either.
Landowners interested in improving the health of whitetail deer and antler development often put out mineral licks.   Brian Murphy is a wildlife biologist with the Quality Deer...
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A huge, house-eating snail is invading parts of the U.S. It sounds like a science fiction movie, but the giant African land snail is a destructive pest
Radio interview source: Dr. Trevor Smith, Bureau Chief of Methods Development & Biological Control, Florida Department of Agriculture Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below...
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It's essential to spot the signs of a mountain lion habitat.
Mountain lions, also known as cougars, panthers, and pumas, live throughout most of the U.S. You may have never seen one, but you should know the signs that one may be near. Mountain lions can be...
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Understanding trail riding practices will ensure you stay safe while riding
Radio interview source: Jenifer Nadeau, Equine Extension Specialist, University of Connecticut Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   Riding horses is a fun...
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Summer is just around the corner with pastures greening up for grazing.
Summer is just around the corner with pastures greening up for grazing.  As you start transitioning your cattle to pasture, there are a few tips to help make that transition successful for you...

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