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Preventing Hay Fires DE-1589

Preventing Hay Fires - DE1589

Excessive moisture is the most common cause of hay fires. A chemical reaction in high-moisture haystacks or bales produces flammable gas that can ignite if the temperature is high enough (about 130 F). Fire is possible in loose, baled or stacked hay stored inside or outside. Hay becomes a fire hazard when the moisture content is 20 percent or higher in small stacked bales and more than 18 percent in stacked large square or round bales. Hay fires usually occur within six weeks of baling.

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Corn Gluten Feed

Corn Gluten Feed: Composition, Storage, Handling, Feeding and Value - AS1127

This publication explains what corn gluten feed is and it's use as animal feed.

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How Are You Building Your Plate?

How Are You Building Your Plate - FN1496

What kinds of foods and beverages did you have yesterday? How much did you have?

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Vary Your Veggies

Exploring MyPlate Vary Your Veggies - FN727

Vegetables are a nutritional bargain. Most vegetables are naturally low in calories and fat and naturally have no cholesterol. Eating vegetables rich in potassium, such as sweet potatoes, white beans and tomato products, might help decrease bone loss.

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Make at Least Half Your Grains Whole Grains

Exploring MyPlate Make at Least Half Your Grains Whole Grains - FN726

The food icon at recommends that at least half of the grain foods in your diet bewhole grains. Can you tell if a food is “whole grain”?

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