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UK Pasture Evaluation Work Showcased at Rangeland Congress

The program staff have performed 160 pasture evaluations, representing more than 30,000 acres, in 20 Kentucky counties. Read More

The Grass Guide: Red Clover

Red clover provides excellent forage quality when grazed or harvested before the flower blooms. Read More

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Iris Cui

Cui's research focused on understanding more about the pricing of Thoroughbreds at public sales. Read More

Carter Receives AVMA Veterinary Congress Prize

Dr. Craig Carter received the AVMA International Veterinary Congress Prize for his work in veterinary public health. Read More

Old Friends Hosts Field Day, Highlights Pasture Improvements

Last year Old Friends developed and implemented plans for improving all the paddocks on the farm. Read More

2016 UK Equine Research Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Drs. Norm Ducharme, Sue Dyson, and Susan Stover will be inducted into the UK Equine Research Hall of Fame in October. Read More

UK, USDA Researchers Live by the Word 'Collaboration'

Together the groups have studied fescue toxicosis, equine gut health, and other horse health and management aspects. Read More

The Grass Guide: Large Crabgrass

Large crabgrass is very palatable to horses and has a high nutrient content, making it useful for grazing in the south. Read More

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Gloria Gellin

Gellin is studying the epidemiology of leptospirosis in Central Kentucky and horses' immune response to the disease. Read More

Tips for Overseeding Fall Horse Pastures

For cool-season pastures, fall is the ideal time to overseed to thicken a stand and fill in bare areas. Read More

UK Researcher Develops New Tall Fescue Variety

Tim Phillips, PhD, developed a new tall fescue variety that is nontoxic to grazing animals, including horses. Read More

UKVDL Releases 2016-17 Testing Fees

The new fees came into effect on July 1. Read More

The Grass Guide: Tall Fescue

Tall fescue is a very hardy forage able to withstand high summer temperatures, drought, moisture stress, and shade. Read More

Parasight System Featured on Cover of Parasitology Journal

The Parasight System is a smartphone-based fecal egg diagnostic and intestinal parasite management tool for vets. Read More

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Lauren Goedde

Goedde studied whether an omega-3 DHA supplement affected a stallion's sperm motion characteristics and viability. Read More

Save the Dates for Fall Events Hosted by UK Gluck Center

Events include the John F. Timoney Symposium, Equine Research Hall of Fame event, and Reproductive Diseases Symposium. Read More

A Memo From the UKVDL Regarding CEM Sample Submissions

The USDA has issued revised guidelines for contagious equine metritis (CEM) culture. Here's what you need to know. Read More

Time for Kentuckians to Take Mosquito Protection Measures

UK entomologists have captured Asian tiger mosquitoes, a possible carrier for the Zika virus, in Central Kentucky. Read More

Use Caution When Bedding Horses on Rye Straw

Rye straw can contain ergot alkaloids, which can be poisonous to livestock, including horses. Here's what to watch for. Read More

UK Grad Student Named Zoetis Vet Parasitology Resident

Ashley Steuer, DVM, will carry out a dual residency and PhD program in veterinary parasitology. Read More

Teri L. Lear Memorial Scholarship Fund Established

Lear was an equine genetics researcher and associate professor at the UK Gluck Equine Research Center. She died May 14. Read More

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Sarah Elzinga

Elzinga hopes to gain a better understanding of mechanisms that could predispose a horse to developing laminitis. Read More

UK Ag Equine Programs Recognized at PRSA Awards Ceremony

The Bluegrass Equine Digest and other publications and campaigns garnered top awards. Read More

Effects of Climate Change on Tall Fescue, Endophytes

Some types of fescue infected with common endophyte strains could become more toxic when temperatures increase. Read More

Author Donates Portion of Book Proceeds to Gluck Center

Kristen Halverson chose to donate after Dan Howe, PhD, offered advice and answered her questions about EPM. Read More