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  1. Handwashing: What Works?

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    By now we have repeatedly heard about how important it is to wash our hands. Of course, this ... information is not new, but knowing what to do is not the same as doing it. How do we make handwashing ... a habit, especially for kids? Here are a few tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

  2. COVID-19 Farm Resources

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    cultivating legal resilience for the farm business.  Coronavirus Prevention and Control for Farms Farms with ... Managing Workers on the Farm During COVID-19   Webinars COVID-19 and Food Safety for Consumers COVID-19 and ... Food Safety for Specialty Crop Producers and   Marketers   Zoom for Farmers Using Zoom for Meeting ...

  3. Cover Crops Offer Options

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    help to prevent soil erosion by covering the soil surface and putting down roots. As a true cover crop, ... the palatability and nutritional values begin to plummet. Wheat increases its yield about 50% between ... the grain. First, the crop can be terminated with a glyphosate product and can then be cut after it ...

  4. The Challenges and Opportunities of COVID-19

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    I think it’s safe to say, the last couple of weeks have been challenging on every level.  One day ... outside), homework time, game time, etc.  We can set meal preparation and a time to eat together without ... for today is, what is your personal plan B?  It’s not too late to put some things in place, so ...

  5. Understanding and Treating Dairy Calf Diarrhea

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    helps to understand prevention and treatment protocols. Secretory diarrhea involves excessive secretion ... or a severe watery diarrhea. It is the result of a toxin that triggers an excessive flushing reaction ... osmotic diarrhea is often seen during cold weather when calves need more nutrients and instead of adding ...

  6. Questions Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Farms with Employees

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    In response to the current coronavirus outbreak, the OSU Department of Veterinary Preventive ...

  7. Changing Seasons, Healthy Choices

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    weeks.  So many of us just take our health for granted, yet it truly is one of our greatest treasures.  As ... the best it can be?  We all know that what we eat and how much activity we do plays a large role in ... another one.  If it doesn’t work, try something else- the challenge is don’t give up!!  Think about ways ...

  8. Winter Wheat Stand Assessment and Fertilization

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    15 and more plants per square foot and replant to another crop if it is below that number.  In order ...

  9. Transition Cow Management

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    conference, spoke extensively on transition cows. His two morning sessions covered hypocalcemia prevention and ... general immune suppression within dry cows. It can be easy to neglect dry cows because they are not ... and lost production, $6 of prevention is inexpensive. Dry cow rations should contain about 0.6 to 0.63 ...

  10. Maintain Teat Dipping Practices During Cold Weather

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    Teat dipping, both pre and post milking, is a key practice to prevent and control mastitis in the ... milking herd.  We have had some cold weather recently, accompanied by strong winds at times that have ... produced some single and below zero windchills.  I saw a forecast that is calling for unseasonably cold ...

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