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  1. FarmEnthusiast

    Digital farming

    Over the last 70 years, the world population has tripled. The projection is that it could reach 10 billion by 2050. What conditions will support innovations and the adoption of modern farming techniques? What role can farmers play to ensure the right balance between producing more food and...
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    Staying safe while handling cattle.

    You may have worked hard around cows for a while, but you can still get hurt. Milking cows weigh between 1,500 and 1,800 pounds. It is necessary how to learn how to prevent accidents. From experience, I have learned to be mindful of their flight zone and blind spots. Cattle can't see directly...
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    The farm bill

    It is a significant piece of legislation that is vital to everyone in the industry. Have you ever spared time to understand what it entails? It is said to provide a safety net for agricultural businesses, promote prosperity in rural communities, and encourage innovation in production practices...
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    Broilers or layers?

    Broilers usually grow faster than native layers. The latter don't usually gain weight because they are reared solely for egg production. Which option should a farmer who is new to poultry farming pick?
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    Debt traps

    Crop loans are usually taken at the beginning of the season and repaid after harvest. With cultivation dependent on rain (a natural resource),what is the best way to cushion ourselves from a debt trap?