health & disease

CropVillage 0218 - Who Is The Food Truck Movement in Minneapolis?

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  • Lisa Carlson, Co-Founder of Chef Shack, shares her food and thoughts on the food truck movement in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Much of the success of Chef Shack is from perseverance, the willingness to explore for new food ideas, and having friends / partners like the Mill City Farmers Market and the City of Minneapolis to support the efforts.

CropVillage 0209 - Food Borne Mycotoxins, The Threat To Poultry

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  • Ned Arthur chats with Dr. Trevor Smith, University of Guelph, on his Mycotoxin presentation from the Midwest Poultry Federation Convention, Food Borne Mycotoxins; The Threat To Poultry.

CropVillage update for March 12, 2010, What Might Agricultural Field Robots Look Like?

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What Might Agricultural Field Robots Look Like?

MP3 fileRasmus Nyholm Jørgensen , Professor in Biosystem Engineering at University of Southern Denmark, shares insights on agricultural field robots.

CropVillage update for December 10, 2009, Grain Molds Continue To Raise Concerns For 2009 Crop

As the 2009 harvest crawls to a close (some areas of the country are still in the 50’s for completed percentage) that grain going into storage or hopper cars is highly suspect. Molds and mycotoxins are major concerns with the possibility of another flush when bins warm up in the spring. What to look for and what to do with it? Current and upcoming programs on brings this conversation to you.

CropVillage 0191, Gibberella In Midwest Corn Crop Bad News For Livestock Feeders

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  • Serious Gibberella mold on this year's crop puts producers in a harvest-time storage quandry.  What will you do when the 'strip test' is positive? 

CropVillage 0182, Watch For Corn Molds On The Ear In Your Field

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  • Purdue's professor of plant pathology Dr. Charles Woloshuk discusses mold development in the field with suggestions to watch out for a recent reappearance of an old problem.

CropVillage 0161 - What's The Big Deal With H1N1

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  • A presentation at the recent World Pork Expo shed some light on the issues surrounding the recent H1N1 outbreak (AKA Swine Flu) and why this bug is different.  Good information on an issue facing one of our key customers, the U.S. Swine producer.

2009 The Changing Face of Agriculture Presentations

NIAA 2009 Annual Meeting The Changing Face of Agriculture, March 31 - April 1, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
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