The association between farming activities, precipitation, and the risk of acute gastrointestinal illness in rural municipalities of Quebec, Canada: a cross-sectional study
- Study focuses on stocking densities. Buss, Jessica // Farmers Weekly;4/30/2004, Vol. 140 Issue 18, p45
Discusses the findings of a study on the impact of stocking density on the output of pig pens, conducted by Irish advisory group Teagasc. Correlation between increased stocking density and pen output.
- Harvest impacts on caribou population dynamics in South West Greenland. Witting, Lars; Cuyler, Christine // Rangifer;2011, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p135
We examined the effects of hunting on caribou populations in South West Greenland from year 1999 to 2007. In the Ameralik area a reported average annual harvest of 2950 caribou coincided with a population decline from 31 000 (90% CI: 22 000 - 44 000) animals in 1999 to 8900 (90% CI: 5800 - 13...
- Directory Connects Producers With Custom Manure Haulers. // National Hog Farmer Expert Blog;4/17/2012, p3
The article presents the Illinois Custom Manure Applicators Directory that is being developed by the University of Illinois Extension Certified Livestock Manager program to provide livestock operators a way to contact custom manure applicators.
- Human pathogenic microsporidia detection in agricultural samples: method development and assessment. Amy Kahler; Jeanette Thurston-Enriquez // Parasitology Research;Feb2007, Vol. 100 Issue 3, p529
Abstract??A detection method was developed and assessed for the sensitive recovery of microsporidia from livestock fecal and manure-impacted environmental samples. Sensitive recovery of microsporidia was achieved when samples were subjected to 1) purification by sucrose floatation, 2) DNA...
- The One-humped Camel in the Canary Islands: History and Present Status. Wilson, R. T.; Gutierrez, C. // Tropicultura;2015, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p288
The one-humped camel (Camelus dromedarius L.) is not indigenous to the Canary Islands but based on historical references was introduced at the very beginning of the fifteenth century. The camel thrived in the subtropical dry environment. A long period of isolation from other animals of the same...
- Higher attack risk this autumn? // Crops;8/11/2007, p16
The article focuses on the higher density of slug population across Great Britain due to wet weather conditions in June and July 2007. It informs that 74% of the sites investigated, contained the common grey field slug (Deroceras reticulatum), while 24% were infested with the larger round-backed...
- Anuran community of a cocoa agroecosystem in southeastern Brazil. TEIXEIRA, ROGÉRIO L.; FERREIRA, RODRIGO B.; SILVA-SOARES, THIAGO; MAGESKI, MARCIO M.; PERTEL, WESLEI; RÖDDER, DENNIS; HOFFMAN DE BARROS, EDUARDO; ENGLER, JAN O. // Salamandra;10/30/2015, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p259
The article discusses a study on the diversity of an anuran community inhabiting a cocoa agroecosystem in southeastern Brazil. Topics discussed include the substantial value of cabrucas in maintaining amphibian communities including those with decreasing population trends and the need to conduct...
- Farm muck removal charges in store? Short, Wendy; Buss, Jessica // Farmers Weekly;1/3/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 1, p26
Addresses the impact of Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (NVZ) regulations on livestock producers in Great Britain. Options on complying with NVZ regulations; Implications of NVZ area extensification for producers' manure removal; Percentage of land in England included in the NVZ regulations.
- U.S. cowherd continued to shrink in 2012. Fannin, Blair // Southwest Farm Press Exclusive Insight;2/4/2013, p2
The article reports on the continued decline in U.S. cattle numbers in 2012. The state of Texas has experienced a 22 percent decline over the past three years as confirmed by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service livestock specialist, Dr. David Anderson. The decline in the number of cattle herd...