Cleaning and disinfection for organic and alternative farms – Updated Resources

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Cleaning and disinfection are important to protect your animals, business, and customers. For conventional farms, there are many synthetic products available to kill microorganisms. However, there are strict rules about what can and cannot be used for organic and alternative farms. Read on to learn more about how to properly protect your organic/alternative farm!  Cleaning, … Read more

The Importance of Proper Signage on Your Farm 

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Whether you have many visitors on your farm or not, having appropriate signage is important for many reasons. From emergencies to agritourism, signage can help keep your family and visitors safe. Proper signage can also reduce liability in case of an accident or illness.    Agritourism   Agritourism is critical to educate the public about agriculture and … Read more

Farmers and Mental Health

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Farming and ranching are incredibly demanding. Many producers spend their time taking care of their livestock and crops and dealing with the difficulties of such a large burden. It is important to recognize this job’s burden on farmers. Mental health includes emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how they handle stress, work with others, … Read more

Immunocompromised people and livestock

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 Ever wonder what they mean when they say immune compromised? It is important to understand to protect yourself, your loved ones, farm visitors, and workers.   What does immunocompromised mean?  Immune compromised means your immune system isn’t working as well as it should. This can happen for many different reasons. Factors like age or medical treatments, … Read more