Animal Systems News
Haylage shrink of 22% keeps the PSU Dairy on their toes but setting goals and making a plan of action keeps milk production going strong.
To start your “Horse Season” off right, plan to attend one of our Penn State University, PA Equine Council’s and the University of Pennsylvania New Bolton Center --- Seminars held on February 21-24, 2013 at the Pennsylvania Horse World Expo at the Harrisburg, PA Farm show Complex.
The “Healthy Farms and Healthy Horses; Manure Management Plan Writing” is a one day workshop dedicated to help equine owners complete their own manure management plan and develop the knowledge and skills necessary to adopt sound best management practices for their farm and horses.
Pennsylvania Manure Management Regulations require all farms who do not qualify as a CAO must have a completed written plan.
One barn in Northampton County was quarantined due to PA horses that attended a show in New York.
Numerous Equine Environmental Stewardship Short Courses are available across the state of Pennsylvania.
The Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Conference (MANC) is recognized as a premier educational event for the animal nutrition industry.
The 11th annual Penn State Equine Science Showcase and Registered Quarter Horse Sale will take place on Saturday, April 27th, 2013.
Equestrian riding instructors and trainers are at an increased risk for several respiratory conditions based on research.
Horse Owners need to be alert and examine their horses for winter external parasites.
Test Your Soil - Proper fertilization is a critical step in maintaining high quality forage in pastures.
Closely observe your horse’s eating habits, gaits, activities and attitude to determine what is normal.
Equine business professionals can connect with land-grant universities, equine business experts, networking opportunities and other invaluable resources by participating in a new dynamic, online short course series.
Connect with experts from Universities across the country and ask an expert in aspects of horse care and ownership.
Penn State Extension Dairy Team has scheduled two workshops to help increase milk quality through collecting and indentifying on-farm cultures.
Workshops designed for English-speaking milkers and managers will emphasize proper milking techniques and standard operating procedures.
Video clip from the Big Ten Network featuring the DairyCents app with interviews from Penn State Extension, a local dairy producer, and a Penn State student.
Recent hire to the Penn State Extension Dairy Team, Heather Weeks featured in Progressive Dairymen Magazine
In the latest issue of the Journal of Animal Science, researchers at Clemson University and the University of Florida examine the impact of exercise on mare reproductive health and embryo transfer.
Participants in this short-course will be made aware of new and emerging information that will benefit their horses, their farms, and the environment.