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Legacy ranching, quality genetics among concerns identified in Arkansas beef industry assessment

The first industrywide assessment survey of Arkansas beef producers in more than a decade finds producers are most concerned with who will follow in t...
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New Year, New AgWatch

Welcome to 2019!   2018 has finally ended (although some people are still trying to get cotton out of the field in Texas), and most of us are gla...
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Mississippi: Poultry sees high demand for eggs, larger production

Poultry producers got off to a robust start in 2018, which helped the industry end the year strong.     Poultry remains Mississippi’s gian...
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Antimicrobial stewardship for cow-calf producers

What is antimicrobial stewardship? Is it different from antibiotic stewardship, or judicious use of antibiotics? All of these words seem to be popping...
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U of A, Adisseo announce professorship endowment and research collaboration

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agricutlure and Adisseo, a France-based animal nutrition company, have established a collaborative partn...
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Killing freeze signals treatment for horse bots

This weekend’s freezing forecast may herald winter’s arrival, but it’s also a sign for horse owners to start bot fly control.     The ...
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Livestock losses to spring’s buffalo gnat outbreak in Arkansas County near 100

An outbreak of southern buffalo gnats in late March and early April caused the deaths of nearly 100 domesticated animals and at least 280 deer in Ark...
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Avian neuroscientists identify new stress response component in poultry brain

Avian neuroscientists at the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture probing the neural pathways for stress response have identified a n...
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Cooperative Extension Service providing food animal vet training to address need in rural areas

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture announced this week that it will offer the first of a series of educational seminars for vet...
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Emerging swine disease calls for biosecurity measures

U.S. pork producers should be aware of an emerging swine disease, says University of Missouri Extension veterinarian Corinne Bromfield.     ...