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Disease Prevention on the Farm: Personal Hygiene
Disease Prevention on the Farm: Personal Hygiene - Videos Videos

Disease Prevention on the Farm: Personal Hygiene

Elizabeth Hines, Ginger D Fenton, PhD, Gregory P Martin, Ph.D., PAS

6:04

Good personal hygiene on the farm can help keep you and your animals healthy. Learn personal hygiene practices you can follow to prevent the spread of disease. More
High Quality Meat Starts with Animal Care
High Quality Meat Starts with Animal Care - Articles Articles
Meat quality starts at the farm level with how a producer cares for those animals. Best management practices for handling animals, health care, nutrition and transportation all play a part in producing the meat products we enjoy so much. More
Sheep and Goat Pasture and Forage Quality Management
Sheep and Goat Pasture and Forage Quality Management - Workshops Workshops
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Design your very own landscape project in this four-week Landscaping For Our Environment workshop. Learn the proper way to carefully design a sustainable, balanced habitat for plants More
Tick on horse Photo Credit: Erika Machtinger
Protecting Livestock Against Ticks in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles

Protecting Livestock Against Ticks in Pennsylvania

Erika Machtinger, Hayley R. Springer

Many species of tick can be found on livestock and horses in Pennsylvania, particularly animals that spend some time in pastures. More
Photo from National Park Service, public domain
Japanese Stiltgrass in Pastures - Articles Articles

Japanese Stiltgrass in Pastures

乐动体育注册 Laura Kenny, Dwight Lingenfelter, Jessica A. Williamson, Ph.D.

This invasive weed is taking over Pennsylvania pastures. Learn how to control it. More
Frost seeding in Vermont. Credit: Dan Hudson, Univ. of Vermont
Pasture Improvements Can Take Place in the Winter - Articles Articles
Frost seeding may be the way to improved pastures on your farm. More
It's a Wormy Deal
It's a Wormy Deal - Workshops Workshops

It's a Wormy Deal

02/20/2020

乐动体育注册Honey Brook, PA

$25.00
Learn sheep and goat parasite strategies and the FAMACHA certification method. More
Meat goats can be sold through contracts that set a guaranteed sale price for quality animals..
Marketing Meat Goats Through Contracts - Workshops Workshops
Marketing meat goats through a contract allows producers to determine a sale price prior to selling their animals. More
Check Your Feed Supply! Check Your Feed Supply! - News

Check Your Feed Supply!

05/10/2019

Cargill feed recalled due to high aflatoxin levels More
Understanding when to market lambs can lead to higher prices.
Profitable Lamb and Wool Marketing - Workshops Workshops
There are many options for marketing sheep, lambs, wool, and goats in Pennsylvania. This ranges from marketing breeding stock, weaned lambs or kids, and finished market animals to marketing wool and value added products. More
Although this manure application may have met setback, ground cover and slope guidelines, the photo highlights risk associated with winter manure application. The loss of nutrients is an economic and agronomic loss for the farm.
Behind in Manure Application? Please Move Forward Smartly - Articles Articles
Weather can be extremely challenging when it comes to timely manure application. The following principles should be considered when making plans for your next weather-delayed application. More
Sheep and Goat Health Care Workshop
Sheep and Goat Health Care Workshop - Workshops Workshops
Producers are invited to join us for this informational sheep and goat workshop. More
Grazing 101: Sustainable Pasture Management for Livestock
Grazing 101: Sustainable Pasture Management for Livestock - Online Courses Online Courses
$99.00
Learn how to sustainably manage beef cattle, sheep and meat goats on pasture. Understand the variables concerning grazing systems, paddocks, fencing, and forage quality. More
Manure Management Project Book for Youth
Manure Management for Youth Projects - Articles Articles
Manure impacts water quality. In PA, everyone who produces manure needs a plan. That includes 4-H youth. More
Foot trimming is one basic practice that all sheep and goat producers should be able to perform.
Sheep and Goat Workshops: Hands-On Management Practices - Workshops Workshops
Sheep and goat production requires many skills to handle basic livestock management practices. More
Livestock selection principles should take into account both performance information and visual appraisal characteristics.
Sheep and Goat Workshops: Selection Principles - Workshops Workshops
Selecting livestock that best matches resources on the farm and local markets is a key to profitable sheep and goat production. More
Pasture often provides a large portion of a sheep's daily ration.
Sheep and Goat Workshops: Nutrition School - Workshops Workshops
Nutrition plays a major role in producing efficient and healthy animals. More
Small Ruminant Housing: Proper Airflow is Important
Small Ruminant Housing: Proper Airflow is Important - Articles Articles

Small Ruminant Housing: Proper Airflow is Important

乐动体育注册 Chelsea Hill

When winter and cold weather arrive goats and sheep spend more time indoors. With this change in management comes needed attention to airflow and adequate ventilation of animal housing. More
Cell-culture Technology and Potential Impacts on Livestock Production
Cell-culture Technology and Potential Impacts on Livestock Production - News News
Cell-culture based production of meat is expanding in the food industry. Understand the potential impacts to your herd to prepare for this new frontier in meat production. More
Poison hemlock in the spring time along a fencerow. Image from Ohio State University.
Livestock Producers Should Recognize and Manage Poison Hemlock - Articles Articles

Livestock Producers Should Recognize and Manage Poison Hemlock

乐动体育注册 Dwight Lingenfelter, William S. Curran, Ph.D.

“This is the time of year when you start to notice poison hemlock. Best management practices should take place before it flowers, produces more seed, and continues to spread”. More
Integrating grazing livestock into cropping systems has many potential benefits as well as potential drawbacks.
Central Susquehanna Valley Beef Producer Twilight Meeting - Workshops Workshops
The twilight meeting will feature discussion about integrating grazing livestock into cropping systems. More
Overgrazing pastures compromises pasture production and exposes the soil to erosion
Avoid Overgrazing Your Pastures - Articles Articles

Avoid Overgrazing Your Pastures

乐动体育注册 Justin Brackenrich, Sjoerd Willem Duiker, Ph.D., CCA

The summer is upon us and cool season grasses are slowing down their growth. This is the time to pay attention so you don’t overgraze those pastures. More
Hairy vetch, rye, annual ryegrass, and clover cover crop being grazed. Photo Credit: Sjoerd Duiker, Penn State University
Grazing Crop Residues and Cover Crops - Articles Articles

Grazing Crop Residues and Cover Crops

Sjoerd Willem Duiker, Ph.D., CCA

Grazing has been largely excluded from our croplands but is receiving new interest as an additional profit center for farmers as well as a way to improve soil. More
Meat Goat Production and Management Home Study Course
Meat Goat Production and Management Home Study Course - Workshops Workshops
$50.00
Interested in running a meat goat operation? Meat Goat Production and Management Home Study Course is for beginning producers and a great review for seasoned producers. More
Grazing Warm-Season Annuals
Grazing Warm-Season Annuals - Webinars Webinars

Grazing Warm-Season Annuals

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1 hour

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This webinar discusses the role and management of warm-season annuals in a grazing system. More
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