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Though it’s easy to look at the tech industry and think this increasingly influential sector is what makes the world go round, something closer to the very core of the Earth may be what’s driv…

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People who live in cities, exurbs or suburbs may not come across farms very frequently. But millions of people, including children, still live on farms. In fact, in 2009 the Centers for Diseas…

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Raising backyard chickens has been a growing phenomenon for several years. Many cities have passed laws legalizing backyard chickens, encouraging many to raise chickens as a rewarding hobby. 

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Many people subscribe to the notion that “everything is better with bacon.” Imagine being able to control the quality and flavor of pork products, and knowing just what went into producing del…

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The agricultural industry provides a variety of opportunities to professionals interested in this often misunderstood field.

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Modern grocery stores are unlike the ones many of today’s adults encountered when they were children. Grocery stores are not only bigger today than they were years ago, but they’re also stocke…

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The family automobile is not the only piece of equipment that requires routine upkeep to ensure it is operating properly. 

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Modern industry is driven by technology. Advancements in technology have changed how business is conducted, with some industries undergoing dramatic changes since the dawn of the 21st century.

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The farmers of yesteryear might not be too familiar with their surroundings if they were to visit a modern farm. While the men and women who made their livings as farmers decades ago would no …

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PALMYRA, Wis. – Howard Danforth “Dan” Poulson, 85, of Palmyra, Wisconsin, passed away Friday, July 23, 2021, at his home.

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Wisconsin’s mink production has decreased to its smallest number in more than half a century. And animal-rights activists want to shut down the remaining fur farms, which they say could spawn new variants of the COVID-19 virus. But others say the state’s oldest industry is poised for a rebound.

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A new poultry influenza vaccine has been developed by researchers at The Pirbright Institute in the United Kingdom. The vaccine triggers a rapid immune response to protect chickens against signs of disease and reduces the level of virus they could transfer. The vaccine also would be easier and less costly to produce than other vaccines made in chicken eggs, according to the institute.

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The past decade has seen massive changes in the cannabis industry as legalizations have taken the trade from small operations to giga-scale international corporations. Massachusetts cannabis company Green Care Collective has gathered a team of international cannabis experts to build the next evolution of cannabis cultivation – a perpetual harvest facility with the latest advancements in horticultural science.

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New insights into what’s reducing the already-dwindling population of eastern monarch butterflies have recently been shared by a team led by ecologists at Michigan State University. Changing climate at the monarch’s spring and summer breeding grounds has had the most impact. The effects of climate change between 2004 and 2018 have been about seven times more significant than other contributors, according to the team.

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If twine types defined the timeline of my life, I began my farming career in the sisal-twine era and ended it during the polypropylene dynasty. My first round baler had a manual twine-delivery arm that was activated from the tractor seat. Sisal twine was required as the operator pulled a heavier rope that guided a cylindrical twine tube holding the fibrous twine end over the middle of the completed bale. The last remnant of hay was inhaled by the baler as it rolled to a stop over the row.

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Twelve organizations representing farmers and companies that produce a majority of America's meat, poultry and dairy, as well as animal-feed and ingredients recently established Protein PACT for the People, Animals and Climate of Tomorrow. It’s designed to verify progress toward global sustainable development goals across all animal protein sectors.

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that Hoosiers age 50 and older are now eligible to receive a free COVID-19 vaccine. This expansion of eligibility makes the vaccine available to an additional 412,000 Hoosiers.

On Friday afternoon Dakota Crabtree, Chief Operating Officer of Thompson Group Insurance was at the Parker City Municipal Building to present Parker City Police officers a check for $3, 720. The money was a public safety grant from the Indiana Public Employers’ Plan, Inc. (IPEP). The money w…

Randolph County continues to do well in terms of community spread. I expect our metrics will be “Blue” this week (the best rating) and that the advisory level will drop to Blue also. The advisory level drops whenever there are at least 2 consecutive weeks of improved community spread by the …

The Indiana Department of Health has selected Randolph County for a mobile vaccine clinic this week. Eligibility for the vaccine is expected to be 60 and over will be announced soon.