Forage test to compose in nutrition | State

Forage test to compose in nutrition |  State

Adapted from “Sampling Bales for Forage Quality Analysis”, Dave Hartman, Penn State Extension; and “Sampling Hay and Silage for Analysis,” Dan Undersander et al., University of Wisconsin-Extension. Experienced farmers can often tell whether hay or silage is “good” or not by smell, color, presence of weeds, texture, particle size, etc., and most have details they … Read more

In response: Line 3 protests put Minnesotans and the environment at risk – Reuters

In response: Line 3 protests put Minnesotans and the environment at risk - Reuters

Opponents of the proposed Line 3 replacement would like you to believe that their First Amendment rights, including the right to protest, were curtailed during construction. Nothing could be further from the truth. They describe their protests as only peaceful and legal. Unfortunately, that’s not true either. In her January 8 opinion piece in the … Read more

How antidepressants may impact the health of our aquatic ecosystems

How antidepressants may impact the health of our aquatic ecosystems

The use of antidepressant pills has become synonymous with improved mental health, quelling sometimes crippling anxiety, and altering energy levels and behavior. They are heavily related upon when treating depression and general anxiety disorder. In the past 20 years, European nations have seen consumption rates of antidepressants more than double. Closer to home, their usage … Read more

Best: Dismantling wildlife walls in Colorado

Best: Dismantling wildlife walls in Colorado

allen bestCourtesy picture Although I was never a big game hunter, I killed three deer in Colorado and probably gave an elk a terrible headache. Not to mention my carnage among rabbits and other little critters. Cars were my weapon, not guns. Driving at dusk or in the dark of night will inevitably produce close … Read more

Massachusetts Democrats Ask J&J for Answers on Childhood Drug Shortage

Massachusetts Democrats Ask J&J for Answers on Childhood Drug Shortage

A group of Massachusetts Democrats on Thursday demanded answers from Johnson & Johnson regarding shortages of children’s Tylenol and Motrin amid the current viral respiratory season, wanting to know when drug availability will return to normal. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), along with Democratic Representatives Ayanna Pressley, Katherine Clark and Lori Trahan, addressed their letter to … Read more

How to watch “A Year on Planet Earth,” Environmental Doc, on Fox Nation

How to watch "A Year on Planet Earth," Environmental Doc, on Fox Nation

Source: Getty Images There’s so much incredible nature out there that a standalone documentary isn’t always enough to adequately capture its beauty. In many cases, a multi-episode docu-series is now required. And the latest nature docuseries to debut, A year on planet earth on Fox Nation, is definitely taking advantage of this longer format. The … Read more

Xyte introduces Connect+, a unified environment for connectivity and collaboration

Xyte introduces Connect+, a unified environment for connectivity and collaboration

Xyte has announced the launch of another feature of the company’s premier Connected Device Management Platform (CDMP): Connect+. This new stream enables manufacturers, alongside channel partners, to develop and deliver new digital products and services to end users. Xyte’s CDMP is a suite of cloud-based tools that enables equipment and device manufacturers across different industries … Read more

Chicago organizations seek to expand mental health services and diversify available therapists | Latin Voice | Chicago News

Chicago organizations seek to expand mental health services and diversify available therapists |  Latin Voice |  Chicago News

This story was produced in partnership with students from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and WTTW News. By: Elisabeth Betts, Rafaela Jinich and Antonia Mufarech Organizations across the city are working to provide more mental health services to black and Latino Chicagoans. Part of this effort is to develop a more diverse pool of … Read more

Saudi Arabia’s entrepreneurial ecosystem demonstrating significant change

Saudi Arabia's entrepreneurial ecosystem demonstrating significant change

CAIRO: Saudi entrepreneurs have shown prominence and courage in bolstering economic growth through innovation and entrepreneurship. The Middle East region has witnessed unprecedented growth in the establishment of small and medium enterprises along with the shift toward entrepreneurship with Saudi Arabia setting an example for a blooming startup ecosystem. Entrepreneurship in the Kingdom and the … Read more