How Barometric Pressure Affects Fishing

There are many variables when it comes to choosing optimal fishing times. Weather, location, time, water temperature, tide, moon phase, type of bait, and more can all affect your fishing success. But barometric pressure is undoubtedly one of the major factors that influence fish activity. Let's take a deep dive into understanding barometric pressure and how it can help anglers catch more fish. What is Barometric Pressure? Barometric pressure is the measurement of air pressure in the atmosphere, specifically the measurement of the weight exerted by air molecules at a given location. Image credit: Wawang Lake Resort How does Barometric...

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Chicory Root Storage & DROPs: Maximizing Root Health for Human Consumption

Known for its incredible benefits of dietary fiber, chicory root brings numerous health benefits to humans. Storage plays a considerable role in overall root health before it's prepared for consumption. Blue Prairie Brands is a leading provider of chicory root flour, which is produced from whole chicory roots. It's a mild-tasting flour that contains inulin, which brings numerous health benefits and fiber. This fiber enhances the “good bacteria” for gut health, making it an important element to nearly anyone's diet. Based in the US, Blue Prairie Brands needed a way to properly store chicory root after harvesting. With the help...

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Microclimates Key to Successful Piglet Weaning

Baby farm animals are typically born in the spring, including piglets. During spring, days become longer, and temperatures are increasingly warmer. Warmer outdoor temperatures can pose a risk if it leads to overheating of indoor facilities where the livestock is housed. Piglets are typically weaned around a month after birth. They are most vulnerable in the time period from birth to weaning. The survival rate is influenced by many factors with the micro-environment being a major one. Monitoring and managing microclimates can make the transition easier for the sow, increase litter survival rates, and help piglets grow and thrive. What...

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