USDA Announces Telemedicine Funding to Address Opioid Epidemic in Appalachia

ABINGDON, Virginia, June 30, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced five Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) grant awards to help provide treatment for the growing opioid epidemic in rural central Appalachia.

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One mower cutting height doesn’t fit all forages

Before you ‘scalp’ your forage stands, wade into this stand on proper cutting heights from Cornell Pro-Dairy’s Joe Lawrence.

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Home Remedies for Cushing’s Syndrome

Cushing’s Syndrome is a very “stressful” disease to contract, but there are many natural remedies for this condition, including sleeping more, reducing stress, exercising regularly, altering your diet, and using herbal treatments, among others. Cushing’s Syndrome Our bodies are strictly regulated in their activities by the levels of hormones that we possess at any given […]

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Got fescue cattle pasture? Clip it now!

Clipping tall fescue before seed heading can help nip endophyte-fungus toxins to cattle in the bud since the fungus is transmitted via seed.

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The United States of America v. Miller’s Organic Farm and Amos Miller

On June 28 an American court will once again address the question of whether there is a legal distinction between the public and private distribution of food. To this point no judge in this country has held that there is a

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