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Ammonia and major global ag areas

Posted by Teresa Steckler - Weather

For those of you that follow my blog, you know that I try to bring to your attention articles that I come across that may or may not be interesting to read.  I read this article on Feedstuff's website and found it interesting.  I have not looked into the data so be a little speculative.  The article can be found...

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Mother nature has turned up the heat

Posted by Teresa Steckler - Weather

It's that time of year and there are numerous management items that all livestock producers must keep in mind.  The temperature in southern IL has heated up this week with temps in the 90s during the day and high humidity.  The one saving grace is that there is a breeze. Nevertheless, cattle prefer cooler temperatures with little to no humidity. Dangerous situations can develop when temperatur...

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Climate Change - Issues with Terminology and Our Future

Posted by Teresa Steckler - Weather

By: Ben Potter, Farm Journal Technology Editor Climate change can be a difficult topic of discussion, especially when the mainstream media does a poor job covering it, says Chris Anderson, the assistant director of Iowa State University's Climate Science Program. "What you hear on TV is weather trends described as climate change, so that becomes confusing," he says. "Th...

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