Until the Federal Aviation Administration finalizes rules for the use of unmanned aircraft systems, farmers, ranchers and others engaged in agriculture can learn about the current and future status of the use of drones in agriculture during an upcoming webinar, said an agricultural law expert with the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University.
One of the most important pieces of the milking system is the teat cup liner. It is the only part of the milking system that comes into direct contact with the teat of the cow. It also has a more profound effect on milking efficiency than any other component of the system. But with more than 300 different lines sold today – how do you pick one? All liners milk cows, but not all liners milk cows optimally.
Unfortunately, the use of undercover videos by animal rights activists is an issue the industry knows all too well. This article, the first in a multi-part series, offers tips to help livestock farmers avoid and survive undercover video situations.
Four online training modules – in English and Spanish – are now available to educate producers and their employees about pests. The tools, consisting of video modules and quizzes, focus on the defense point system, a four-part program to determine the insecticide needs for the operation. The modules include: