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Sustainability of Beef Production


  The role of beef production in the total worldwide food supply is significant. In the U.S., beef is king when it comes to the volume of sales and total dollar amount. The incredible biology of the rumen allows the beef cow to eat a wide variety of feed components - including waste from human food processing and production - and convert them into high-quality food for humans. The primary source of feed is forages and grass, and only 10 percent of U.S. corn production is used in beef production (in comparison, 40 percent of corn production is used in ethanol production). Beef is singularly ... (Read More...)

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4/16/2014 - Extension Offering Sheep Shearing Workshops


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4/15/2014 - Apply for Conservation Innovation Grants


The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Vermont, an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture, announced the availability of Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation ...More

4/14/2014 - 2014 Vermont Maple Festival


The 48th annual Vermont Maple Festival will be held April 25-27, 2014. Visitors will flock from throughout the U.S. (and from other countries as well) to downtown St. Albans for maple treats, maple learning and maple fun at the end of maple time in Vermont. ...More

4/11/2014 - Last-Minute Planting Decision Resources Available from DuPont Pioneer


Corn and soybean growers can take advantage of online resources from DuPont Pioneer to make last-minute planting decisions. Growers can visit www.pioneer.com or download apps for Apple and Android mobile devices to tap into the resources and knowledge ...More
Multitek Appointed as Vimek Distributor - Multitek North America, LLC has been appointed as the Vimek distributor for the ...

4/11/2014 - Multitek Appointed as Vimek Distributor


Multitek North America, LLC has been appointed as the Vimek distributor for the U.S. Vimek is a manufacturer of small-scale forestry equipment designed for contractors and woodlands owners looking to maximize value from their forests. In May, Multitek ...More



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