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Posts From Teresa Olson

Women Supporting Ag are NWHF Inductees Updated

🕔10:10, 22.Feb 2017

As I read about the accomplishments by women who’ve been inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame, I was amazed and filled with admiration for these individuals that rose above challenges and moved forward to bring positive change to this world.

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The Endangered Bumble Bee

🕔10:09, 22.Feb 2017

What’s the big deal, right?  Well, bumble bees are the most important pollinators of crops such as blueberries, cranberries, and clover and almost the only insect pollinators of tomatoes.  They are more effective pollinators than honey bees for some crops

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Farming: Where It’s Been and Where It’s Going

🕔10:08, 22.Feb 2017

  Al Kluis , writing for Successful Farming, reminds everyone that in order to move forward in agriculture, you need to look back and learn from the ups and downs.  Here’s a recap of the last five decades: 1970s: Farm prices

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Farm Recipe: Apple Pie Bites

🕔11:52, 8.Feb 2017

My family is usually not hungry for dessert after eating a big holiday meal, so I don’t normally bother making a dessert.  But this year I saw some recipes that looked fun and easy so I thought I would try

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Farmers and Valentine’s Day -Love All Around Updated

🕔11:50, 8.Feb 2017

Just in case some of you may have forgotten, next Tuesday is Valentine’s Day.  You know what that means, right?  Well, as much as it may pain you to buy or do something for that special someone in your life,

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Training Farm Animals-For What?

🕔10:27, 8.Feb 2017

How many of you older adults remember going to fairs or attractions and paying a small fee to see a farm animal perform?  I was still young when this type of entertainment was prominent, but I’ve seen historical video on

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Don’t Neglect Your Tires This Winter!

🕔15:48, 24.Jan 2017

Those cold winter temps can be brutal when it comes to the condition of your agricultural tires, and so you should definitely add them to your “downtime to-do list” this winter.  Here are some tips that I found on the

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These Farms Will Never Die (Video)

🕔15:47, 24.Jan 2017

Let’s see a show of hands…how many of you like watching cop  and crime scene shows?  I’ll be the first to admit that I’m addicted, and based on the number of these shows on TV, a lot of other people

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“SuperBug” Found on U.S. Pig Farm

🕔15:42, 24.Jan 2017

Carbapenem-resistant enterobactericeae or CRE have recently been found on a moderate-sized, family-run farm of about 1,500 sows.  These germs have a high antibiotic-resistance to carbapenems (a last resort group of antibiotics) and are considered an “urgent” public health threat by

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