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Avian Flu

Here is a poultry alert from Dr. Scott Marshall, our┬áRI State Veterinarian: Dear Poultry Stakeholder; As you are probably aware, the current outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) is spreading in our country. I would like to remind you … Continue reading

Should you hire an Intern or Apprentice?

A summer internship or apprenticeship is a great way to become a better farmer and to verify that farming life suits you. Students at many colleges spend a season or more working on a farm while earning college credits. The … Continue reading

Snow, rain and risks to roofs

We’re sharing this important advisory sent by Heidi Quinn of the RI Raised Livestock Association (RIRLA) earlier today. With the weather slated to warm up just long enough for it to rain for most of us on Sunday, we remind … Continue reading