Drive thy Business, or it will drive thee. —Benjamin Franklin
If you are looking for a book that will introduce Kansas history to younger readers, consider this one. Four Centuries in Kansas by Bliss Isely and W. M. Richards was originally a textbook, but it was written in an animated style that makes it an interesting read. The narrative covers state history from the IndiansContinue reading “Four Centuries in Kansas”
Choline was not considered a vitamin until more recently because it is not typically essential in the diet (most animals can synthesize it for themselves). In recent years, however, choline deficiencies have appeared in swine, thus leading researchers to conclude that this nutrient is a little more critical than they thought.
The 100th meridian was why pioneers rushed across the country to stake claims on the coast instead of gradually pushing westward.
The sky is the limit when it comes to agritourism. Why not create a distinctive enterprise tailored to your unique circumstances?
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. —Albert Einstein
Looking for a good gift for a fledgling astronomer? This brief but interesting book may be just what you are searching for. See the Stars: Your First Guide to the Night Sky by Ken Croswell focuses on one constellation each month: Orion. Big Dipper. Leo. Boötes. Lyra. Cygnus. Scorpius. Sagittarius. Cassiopeia. Perseus. Auriga. Taurus. ObserversContinue reading “See the Stars”
Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is an important nutrient for animal health because of its role in metabolizing nucleic acids (e.g., DNA) and forming proteins from amino acids. It also helps the body process fats and carbohydrates, and is used by the liver to make glucose. Cobalamin interacts with folic acid in several interesting ways: Vitamin B12Continue reading “Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin)”
Feed is expensive today, so there’s absolutely no reason to waste it on insects.
For the most part, tail docking is a sanitary measure. Wool tends to collect foreign matter rather easily, and the tail is particularly notorious.