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Toxic Fescue: A Danger for Livestock Moms-To-Be

Mom and Dad have had trouble buying good hay this year. They finally got some big bales from a man they bought hay from last year. The problem is that some of the hay is fescue, and my pregnant girlfriend, Katy, shouldn’t eat it.

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Wash Your Organic Carrots!—Here’s Why

Practice food safety by properly washing all fruits and vegetables (organic or not) before eating to minimize your exposure to pathogens and chemicals.

7 Ways to Avoid a Barn Fire

Barn fires are the most common emergency disaster farmers encounter. Reduce the risk of devastation on your farm.

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8 Steps to Planning for Disaster

A farm disaster can happen without notice, so it’s a good idea to have a plan in place. Use these tips for forming your farm disaster plan.

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Protect Your Farm from Listeriosis

A recent major outbreak of listeriosis in cantaloupes serves as a warning to hobby farmers to guard against food-borne diseases.

Fire Safety on the Farm

Whether it’s your home or barn, following these fire-safety guidelines for the farm could help save those who mean the most to you.

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