Brownfield Ag News

  • Benefits of using probiotics in horses
    Probiotics used in the equine industry help to regulate the intestinal bacteria flora.  Kevin Roche, CEO of ProBiostatin Livestock says the use of probiotics helps to provide the protection the horses …

  • Cold wave pattern covers much of the Heartland
    Across the Corn Belt, frigid conditions are maintaining stress on livestock, although most of the Midwestern winter wheat crop retains a protective snow cover. Friday morning’s temperatures plunged be …

  • Cold pattern to moderate somewhat
    Cold weather will prevail across most of the U.S., with daytime highs averaging more than 20° below normal east of the Rockies heading into the weekend. Over the weekend, rain and mountain snow will p …

  • BIVI continues support of BQA
    For the third year in a row, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmidica, Inc. is partnering with the checkoff-funded Beef Quality Assurance Program. At the Cattle Industry Convention in San Antonio, we discussed …

  • An update on Iowa’s Agriculture Water Alliance
    The Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance was formed last year to help implement the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy. At the recent Iowa Soybean Association Research Conference, we asked IAWA executive dir …

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Registration is open online 24/7 go to and click on the “Register Now” link. Early registration Discount $5.00 per registration if completed IN JANUARY The spring/summer season will run from April 25th through July 2nd. All games will be through the week excluding April 25th to avoid conflict with spring soccer You can also register in person at the Batesville firehouse. Registration days: January 31, 2015- 9:00 to noon February 21, 2015- 9:00 to noon March 7, 2015- 9:00 to noon  
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11:00 am Calling All Poets @ Osgood Public Library 136 West Ripley Street Osgood, IN 47037
Calling All Poets @ Osgood Public Library 136 West Ripley Street Osgood, IN 47037
Feb 10 @ 11:00 am – Apr 1 @ 12:00 pm
Help celebrate Indiana’s Bicentennial with your poetry. Requirements:  adequately represent Ripley County & contain a maximum of 40 lines  in any form. 3-5 entries will be chosen to be submitted into the Birthday Book. Dealine: April 1, at the Osgood Public Library.  

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