Hikers, bikers, horseback riders and many other nature enthusiasts pack as much time as possible enjoying the appealing autumn countryside, before the transformation occurs to a colder and bleaker wonderland.
Recently fallen leaves are dense and can compact in the horse’s digestive system and cause compaction colic.
On June 27, 2013 the Beech Creek, PA area was hit by seven inches of rainfall within a short period of time causing flash flooding.
According to the PA Emergency Management Agency, PA is the most flood-prone state in the country. Be prepared. Know what resources are available for assistance before disaster strikes.
After several years of taking budget cuts, agriculture in Pennsylvania got a dose of good news in the latest state budget.
The clover plant itself is not toxic. The toxin, slaframine, is produced by the Rhizoctonia fungus which grows on clovers and alfalfa during periods of stress (high humidity, drought, and continuous grazing).
Many livestock exhibitors no longer need to provide a Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship form to exhibit their animals at Pennsylvania fairs or other livestock shows.
Visitors to the Equine Pasture Management and High Density Grazing Demonstrations during Ag Progress Days, Aug. 13-15, can learn about best practices to enhance their farm or property.
There are not accurate figures documenting how many unwanted horses actually exist, their age and sex, the breeds represented, how many are purebred versus grade, their most recent use, their value or what happens to them in the long run.
Safety must be addressed when training a horse in a horse ring or confined area.
Forage is a very important part of a horse’s diet.
Proper pasture management leads to high quality, productive pastures that can supply excellent nutrition for your horse.
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Are your pastures looking a little shabby this spring? If so, lack of proper soil fertility may be partially to blame. Taking the following steps will help improve soil fertility and improve the health of your pasture plants.
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Every Spring horse owners go through a ritual to prepare pastures, horses and equipment for the prospect of riding and enjoying horses during warmer weather.
Many exciting opportunities for horsemen are available each month.
Indiana County District Conservation District and Penn State University Equine Team are hosting an Equine Environmental Stewardship and Manure Management program.
When traveling across the United States, each state can set different health requirements, which must be met by horses coming into these states.
Learn about the different kinds of ornamental plants that can harm horses, dogs and barn cats.