Michigan State University Extension’s focus on horses, ponies, donkeys and mules provides educational resources and activities for both youth and adult equine owners.
April 4, 2012 | Taylor Fabus | Have a burning equine-related question? Visit http://www.eXtension.org/horses and have a nationally-recognized equine expert answer your question.
March 28, 2012 | Jeff Andresen | A cool, unsettled weather pattern is likely across the Great Lakes region through early next week.
March 27, 2012 | Craig Thomas | Due to this year’s very warm spring, the first cutting of alfalfa may be quite early.
March 20, 2012 | Taylor Fabus, Michigan State University Extension | With the longer days and warmer temperatures arriving, there may be a downside to spring issues that could affect your equine.
March 15, 2012 | Jeff Andresen and Aaron Pollyea | Recent, abnormally warm weather is putting us at least two or more weeks ahead of schedule, bringing most perennial crops and vegetation out of their protective dormant states.
March 12, 2012 | Dennis Stein | With tax rules and options changing, a profitable 2011 for farms may require additional tax management planning for 2012.
March 12, 2012 | Karen Waite | Signs of sand colic in horses include sluggish behavior, weight loss, diarrhea and standing in a stretched position.
HOT TOPICDid you know? Ivermectin and other equine medications can have deadly consequences for some dogs
March 8, 2012 | Taylor Fabus, Karen Waite | An active ingredient in many equine deworming products (ivermectin) can have potentially deadly side effects if ingested by common dog breeds with MDR 1 Mutations.
March 2, 2012 | Phil Tocco | Livestock in close proximity to produce-growing areas can pose a problem for growers seeking food safety certification. With proper mitigation strategies, the two can coexist. Without these strategies, passing an audit may be difficult.
February 22, 2012 | Taylor Fabus | As responsible animal caretakers we can make many decisions that ease and hopefully eliminate stress on our animals during the transportation process.
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