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Winter Damage to Horse Pastures - News News

Winter Damage to Horse Pastures

03/22/2018

The 2017-2018 winter was tough on pastures. If your horses weren't on a dry lot, your pastures will likely need some renovation this spring. More
"Connemara 2010" by Evo Flash, CC BY-SA 2.0, Flickr.com
Tell Us What You Want: Equine Survey - News News
The Penn State Extension Equine Team wants to hear from you: take a survey to help us plan programs that you want. More
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Equine Team Spring 2018 Schedule - News News
The Penn State Extension Equine Team is gearing up to do lots of teaching in Spring 2018. We’ll be hosting some programs and speaking at others’ programs as well. See the list below for where to find us and how to register. More
New Penn State Equine Extension Specialist
New Penn State Equine Extension Specialist - News News
Welcome to Dr. Danielle Smarsh More
"Two horses heads facing the same way" by Graham Dean on flickr.com CC BY-SA 2.0
New Website Part of National Equine Health Plan - News News
A new website has been launched to improve and track horse health nationwide. More
Image: Eileen Fabian
'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
Photo by Brian Prechtel. USDA ARS
Are Our Cattle Too Good? - News News

Are Our Cattle Too Good?

05/31/2017

Beef cattle producers are rightfully proud of producing a "good" product but sometimes go to extremes on weight endpoints to achieve this product. More
Grazing Residue Height Matters
Grazing Residue Height Matters - News News

Grazing Residue Height Matters

05/17/2017

It is important to remember to keep an eye on residue heights to eliminate over-grazing and the problems that occur as a result. More
Poison hemlock in the spring time along a fencerow. Image from Ohio State University.
Livestock Producers Should Recognize and Manage Poison Hemlock - News News
“This is the time of year when you start to notice poison hemlock. Best management practices should take place before it flowers, produces more seed, and continues to spread”. 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