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Horses Grazing - Donna Foulk
Event to Highlight Information on Equine Research - News News
Dr. Burt Staniar of Penn State will deliver the keynote presentation about the equine gut and fiber relationship at the "Evening of Science and Celebration" event at Rutgers University on November 8. More
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Why You Should Soil Test Your Pastures in Fall 2018 - News News
Excessive rainfall this summer encouraged grass to stay green when it would normally go dormant. Therefore, you may need to replenish soil nutrients to ensure adequate growth in the spring. More
Cell-culture Technology and Potential Impacts on Livestock Production
Cell-culture Technology and Potential Impacts on Livestock Production - News News
Cell-culture based production of meat is expanding in the food industry. Understand the potential impacts to your herd to prepare for this new frontier in meat production. More
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Remember to Vaccinate your Horse for West Nile Virus! - News News
Cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) have been reported in humans and horses this year. All horses should be vaccinated for WNV, and even vaccinated horses should receive a booster vaccine for optimal protection. More
Image shared by Dr. Chris Rademacher, Iowa State University Extension, on Twitter after the 8th reported outbreak of African Swine Fever in China
African Swine Fever Update - Keeping PA Pork Producers Safe - News News
In 38 days, over 38,000 pigs have died or been euthanized due to African Swine Fever in China. As producers, we stand to win big if we can protect the U.S. swine herd. Utilize these resources to protect your herd and the national herd today. More
2018 USDA, FSA Tariff Aid Program Details Begin to Emerge
2018 USDA, FSA Tariff Aid Program Details Begin to Emerge - News News
Specifics of assistance for farmers announced by the Department of Agriculture. More
Elizabeth Hines, Ph.D. will serve as Penn State Extension Swine Specialist.
Hines Named Assistant Professor of Animal Science at Penn State - News News
Elizabeth A. Hines, Ph.D., was named Assistant Professor of Animal Science at Penn State, and serves as part of the Extension Livestock Team. More
Hazardous gases released from dairy manure storages during agitation can be particularly dangerous for nearby operators when gypsum bedding has been used in the cow stalls. Image: Eileen Fabian
Research Aims to Prevent Deaths Related to Gypsum-laced Manure Emissions - News News
Gypsum recycled from manufacturing and construction waste has gained popularity as a bedding source for the dairy industry. More
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Pennsylvania is a Top Ten Horse State - News News
The results of the American Horse Council 2017 survey are now available, and include information on the number of horses, economic impact, and other equine data in the U.S. and in Pennsylvania. More
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New Website Part of National Equine Health Plan - News News
A new website has been launched to improve and track horse health nationwide. More
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'Virtual farm' website provides a plethora of dairy sustainability information - News News
A new website is a "one-stop shop" for dairy sustainability information. More
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Dairy Outlook: September 2017 - News News

Dairy Outlook: September 2017

09/15/2017

A monthly summary of market trends for milk price, feed cost, and income over feed cost. More
The TMR Mineral Mismatch
The TMR Mineral Mismatch - News News

The TMR Mineral Mismatch

07/14/2017

Carbohydrates and protein are critical nutrients in precision feeding however, some interesting observations on calcium and phosphorus agreement have materialized. More
Feeding in Robotic Milking Systems
Feeding in Robotic Milking Systems - News News
A look at feeding management in Pennsylvania robot herds. More
An example of a quad plate demonstrating growth from a quarter sample of a cow with a high SCC. (photo by Ginger Fenton, 2015)
Using On-farm Culturing for More Than Mastitis - News News
New ways to incorporate on-farm culturing in herd health routines. More
Manage your pasture as a crop.
Grazing Systems for Livestock and Horses - News News
Grazing strategies to choose from... pick one that best matches your management system for your operation. More
Do Not Toss Yard Waste Over the Horse Fence
Do Not Toss Yard Waste Over the Horse Fence - News News
Yard waste “trimmings” can be toxic to livestock. More