Why do some farmers make their cows swallow magnets?

Answer Cow magnets are a useful tool in the prevention of illness in cattle. Once swallowed by a bovine, this device is used to collect scrap metal, such as fencing wire and nails in the rumen. The rumen ... Read More »

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How are magnets used in cows?

Farmers use magnets to protect their cattle from a disease called traumatic reticuloperitonitis. This is more commonly known as "hardware disease." It occurs when a piece of sharp metal or wire is ... Read More »

What are some things I could Make at Home and sell at Farmers Markets?

Here in the midwest its all kinds of homemade goods at the farmers markets. Most notably baked goods, sauces, jellies, people even make BBQ and sell sandwiches. Just work on your on homemade items,... Read More »

When do Nebraska farmers plant their crops?

The planting date for Nebraska farmers varies with the crop. Most farmers will wait until after the final frost in May to plant crops, but some plants are cold-hardy and can be planted sooner. Aspa... Read More »

How can farmers protect their livestock from wolves?

Wolves are prevalent in the western United States and are known to prey on livestock. However, there are ways that farmers can protect their livestock from these predators.HuntingThe Endangered Spe... Read More »