June 15, 2014

Business news in brief, June 15

Pasture walk to focus on design

MACY — Purdue Extension and Soil and Water Conservation Districts will hold a Pasture Walk from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at Ronnie Manning’s Farm outside of Macy in Miami County.

The Pasture Walk will give livestock and forage producers the opportunity to talk with experts about various pasture management and livestock watering system issues. Dr. Keith Johnson, Purdue Extension Forage Specialist, and Susannah Hinds, Natural Resource Conservation Service Grazing Specialist, will address pasture and paddock design, livestock watering systems, and general pasture maintenance. Hinds will also share information about cost-share programs which are available through the NRCS. Participants are encouraged to bring any forage, pasture, or weed samples and questions they have.

The pasture walk is free, and water and snacks will be provided. The Manning Farm is located at 14720 N. 25 East, Macy. Follow the signs for parking.

Register by calling Purdue Extension Cass County at 574-753-7750 or emailing Tamara Ogle at If you need reasonable accommodation to participate in the program, let the office know when registering.

Attorney reprises Top 100 placement

Logansport attorney Matthew D. Barrett was recognized for the second year in a row by the National Trial Lawyers as one of Indiana's top 100 trial lawyer members.

Members of the National Trial Lawyers must meet stringent qualifications, actively participate in jury trial practice and exemplify superior qualifications, leadership skills and trial results.

Veterinarian joins animal hospital

Shannon Kremer, DVM, joined the practice at the Cass County Animal Hospital on June 2.

Kremer is a graduate from the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine and was a 10-year 4-H member, where she showed sheep and rabbits. Her undergraduate degree from Purdue was in animal sciences.

The Cass County Animal Hospital is located at 2452 Burlington Ave. in Logansport. Staff may be reached at 574-753-3690.

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