Transition milk improves health in neonatal calves

Feeding calves transition milk instead of milk replacer in the first days of life stimulates intestinal development and improves health scores. In a new report in the Journal of Dairy Science®published by FASS Inc. and Elsevier, five researchers from Michigan State University examine the effects of transition milk on the health and growth of Holstein … Read more

Danske Dandridge, special lesson unveils unique history of local writers from the past | journal news

MARTINSBURG — Caroline “Danske” Bedinger Dandridge, was a poet, horticulturalist, garden writer and amateur historian who lived in West Virginia and wrote several works about the history in the area, gardening and poems. “All of her literary works were inspired by West Virginia,” said Angela Lawrence, WVU Family and Community Development extension agent for Berkeley … Read more

Americans think parents should teach kids about money yet many don’t

Most Americans believe it is the job of parents to teach their kids about money. Yet many don’t actually talk to their children about finances, a CNBC + Acorns Invest in You survey found. Some 83% of US adults said parents are the most responsible for educating their children on the topic, according to the … Read more

Cam Newton backs new Overtime League for high school football players

In this handout image provided by SportsPro, Dan Porter, Overtime speaks during the SportsPro OTT Summit USA 2020 at Turner Studios on February 19, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. John Nowak | SportsPro | Getty Images Media company Overtime is starting another amateur sports league, this time for high school football players. The Brooklyn, New York-based … Read more

Potomac Valley Audubon Society provides watershed education for local students | journal news

HARPERS FERRY — This fall, the Potomac Valley Audubon Society served two Jefferson County schools — TA Lowery Elementary and Driswood Elementary — through the Watershed Program, an environmental literacy program designed to teach students about their role in protecting the Watershed. For these two schools, students learned about their own Elk’s Run Watershed. This … Read more