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Ava FFA Members Attend National Convention

FFA attended the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky., on Oct 29-31. The top 13 fundraisers qualified to go. Those attending were, from left, front row: Wes Davis (advisor), Kayla Cornett, Troy Herrell, Elizabeth Tucker, Hailey Herrell, Mark Blakey, Molly ...

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True Armyworms Reported in the Region

True armyworms (Mythimna unipuncta) have been found in grass pastures, wheat, and corn fields in the area.  The major damage to tall fescue and other grass pastures is destruction of plant foliage along with some cutting of seed heads.  Heavy ...

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Pesky Flies Cost Cattlemen Money

MT. VERNON – It is difficult to estimate how many dollars a year flies cost the cattle industry per cow or yearling but it’s substantial. “It’s worth spending money to control horn and face flies because fly numbers are building ...

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