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Agri View: Agriculture Problems

Dan Agri View

Everett Griner talks about birds can be added to the list of problems facing farmers along with insects and diseases in today’s Agri View. Agriculture Problems Well, no matter where you live you if you plant a crop you will have to fight bugs and diseases to raise it. Many crops attract other destructive creatures. Texas has the Planthopper. A …

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Celebrating Our Feathered Friends

Dan This Land of Ours

Everyone loves birds. Cathy Isom tells us this is a day to shine a light on some of our feathered friends. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Celebrating Our Feather Friends Nature lovers, bird lovers and bird watchers across the country annually recognize National Bird Day on January 5. The non profit organization Born Free USA emphasizes the importance …

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No Link Between Small Wild Birds and Rodents to 2014-15 HPAI Outbreak

Dan Industry News Release, Poultry

A study by Iowa State University found no evidence that small wild birds and rodents were possible sources of the avian influenza virus that decimated Iowa poultry flocks in 2015. The study investigated wild birds and rodents around poultry operations to see if they carried the virus or had been exposed to it. Avian influenza is caused by Type A …