Post written by Kassie Kreissler, Marketing Specialist | Event Coordinator | Social Media Expert | Live Music Supporter | Rancher | Horse Trainer
Flies! Flies! Flies!
Everyone struggles with these pesky insects, causing frustration not only to us but also to our beloved animals.
House flies may not bite but are major carriers of disease and a cause for concern. Every horse and every owner know the distinct sound of horse flies or deer flies putting everyone on edge. Creating a plan of action before a swarm of flies appears will keep everyone happy this summer. Continue reading “Fly Control 101: Barn and Land Management Tactics”
By Rick Mesz, Operations Manager
It’s that time of year again. My wife says, “Should we hatch chicks again this year?” This is an opportunity she discovered over 10 years ago when our oldest was still in preschool. Now she’s in high school and driving.
But I have 4 daughters and the youngest has taken over the helm of the chick hatching project. I respond, “I don’t care, but I don’t want anything to do with being responsible for any aspect of the chicks.”
So my wife, Debbie, confirms the girls are up for hatching again and fills out the paperwork to send it off to the University of Missouri extension office to be a participant. Continue reading ““Should we hatch chicks again this year?””
Post written by Mark Niblo, Marketing Director at Durvet | Long Distance Runner | Iowa by Birth-Kansas City by Choice
When you read “The Greatest Show on Earth” in the title, I wasn’t referring to the circus.
I was talking about the largest agriculture show of its kind in the world, the World Ag Expo, held every February in the San Joaquin Valley of California.
Each year this show attracts over 100,000 attendees from over 50 countries. Beginning in 1967 as a local farm and equipment show, the World Ag Expo is now home to over 2.6 million (yes…TWO POINT SIX MILLION) square feet of exhibits. With over 1500 exhibits to see, it’s impossible to see everything available in the three days the expo is going on. Continue reading “Durvet and The Greatest Show on Earth”