The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) has important information and support programs for farmers and ranchers. They list Farm Bill details and have programs for disaster relief and conservation projects. They also have farm loans and special programs to support agricultural producers.
Oregon Health Authority website has information on Blue-Green Algae, including Current Cyanobacteria Advisories. They note, "Don't go into water that looks foamy, scummy, thick like paint, pea-green, blue-green or brownish red. A good rule of thumb for you and your pet is: When in Doubt, Stay Out!"
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Q: I have a small dairy goat farm, and at the moment have 5 adult does plus 2 donkeys. In the winter they are confined to the paddock around the barn, but in spring I begin rotating them between 3 small pastures, one ...