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African Swine Fever

African Swine Fever Closer to US Borders

Dominican Republic Confirmed Positive for African Swine Fever WASHINGTON, D.C., July 28, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today …

sunsetting upon a farmer and his field

Farm Transition Tactics

William Hamilton is a 15-year veteran dealing with farmland in North Carolina, specializing in a wide array of issues …

Keep the Repellent Handy

Although hurricane Dorian has come and gone for most of us, its rainfall has likely left standing water in …

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