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The surge of COVID-19 cases across the country is hitting rural hospitals especially hard. Many aren’t equipped to handle critical patients, and with hospitals at capacity, some rural hospitals are unable to send patients to urban hospitals for care.
COVID-19 Crisis: Rural Hospitals Have Nowhere to Send Critical Patients

The surge of COVID-19 cases across the country is hitting rural hospitals especially hard. Many aren’t equipped to handle critical patients. Now some hospitals are unable to send patients to urban hospitals for care.

2 days ago
African swine fever virus infects a macrophage.
USDA Awards $14.4 Million in Farm Bill Funding to Protect Animal Health

From increasing practical livestock biosecurity measures to advancing rapid depopulation and disposal abilities during animal disease outbreaks, Farm Bill funding will support endeavors to protect animal health.

2 days ago
Assessing Silage Outcomes

This is one of the best times to make a critical assessment of the operation’s silage management practices.

3 days ago
How to Make Fiber More Digestible

Learn more about how fiber is digested, so you can improve the rate of fiber digestibility in your cows’ forage.

3 days ago
File Photo: Thanksgiving Turkeys
COVID-19 Surge Slices U.S. Demand for Big Thanksgiving Turkeys

As a last-minute shift toward small-scale celebrations upends demand for the star of Thanksgiving tables, turkey producers and retailers are scrambling to fill orders for lightweight birds and partial cuts.

1 week ago
If your workload on the farm is starting to reach its breaking point, you may be experiencing burnout.
The Battle of Burnout on the Farm

If your workload on the farm is starting to reach its breaking point, you may be experiencing burnout.

1 week ago
The board of California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) voted unanimously to implement a group of workplace protocols to protect employees from COVID-19.
California, to be First State to Mandate COVID-19 Workplace Safety Rules

The board of California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) voted unanimously to implement a group of workplace protocols to protect employees from COVID-19.

1 week ago
The organization has moved thousands of potatoes from the farm to people who need them.
New FarmLink Project Helps Farmers Get Food To Hungry People

The organization partners with farmers and other members of the agricultural community to move food from the farm level to food banks and distribution centers around the U.S.

2 weeks ago