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Challenging work & low pay factors in veterinary technician shortage

An educator says there’s not only a shortage of veterinarians but also veterinary technicians. Sarah Steger is an instructor for Northcentral Technical College in Wausau, Wisconsin and is also a certified veterinary technician.  She tells Brownfield the veterinary technicians are often compared to nurses... Read More.

Herbicide coverage a key to controlling challenging weeds

Getting adequate herbicide spray coverage can be crucial to controlling weeds. Steve Snyder is an Enlist field specialist in Minnesota and the Dakotas for Corteva Agriscience. “You can have poor coverage, maybe not as effective in a nozzle or not enough gallons when you’re spraying,... Read More.

A Good But Challenging Year

Southwest Iowa farmer Jeff Jorgenson says 2023 was a good year on his farm, with some record yields. But he tells Brownfield there were challenges during the growing season, including a lack of moisture and insect pressure. Jorgenson says John Deere technology helped him deal with... Read More.