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Weed of the Month: Common Ragweed

Common ragweed is distributed widely across the United States and occurs in pastures and cultivated crops. Read More

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Anthony Claes

Claes' research is focused on anti-Mullerian hormone, which plays an important role in equine reproduction. Read More

UK Ag Equine Program Hosts Two June Equine Field Days

University of Kentucky Ag Equine Programs hosted two educational events for horse owners in June. Read More

When and How to Re-Establish Horse Pastures

When the majority of a field becomes unsuitable, it might be time to start over. Here's how. Read More

Protecting Horses from Ticks

Ticks might be tough opponents, but you can take steps to reduce pasture infestations and protect horses. Read More

Blue-Green Algae Poisoning in Horses

Many animals that ingest blue-green algae toxins die suddenly, but some can recover. Read More

UK Ag Equine Programs Receives Two AHP Awards

Bluegrass Equine Digest nabbed the top spot in the online equine-related newsletter category. Read More

As Summer Begins, Equine Heat Stress Looms

With summer upon us, it's a good time to start thinking about protecting horses from heat stress. Read More

UK Researchers and Students Present at AMCOP

The annual Midwestern Conference of Parasitologists took place June 5-7 at the Gluck Equine Research Center. Read More

Gluck to Host Midwestern Conference of Parasitologists

The Gluck Equine Research Center will host the Annual Midwestern Conference of Parasitologists from June 5-7. Read More

UK Cooperative Extension Service Celebrates 100 Years

May 8 was the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Smith-Lever Act, which established the service. Read More

Crowdfunding Project Receives Recognition

The crowdfunding project began in January and has raised more than $8,000 so far. Read More

It's Haymaking Season

Now is the optimal time for Kentucky forage producers to cut hay to ensure they get good quality and yield. Read More

UKVDL Bulletin Alert: Unapproved Compounded Drugs

Veterinarians should consider several important issues when using or prescribing compounded products. Read More

Remember to Follow CEM Sample Collection Guidelines

All CEM samples should be collected by a veterinarian and in accordance with USDA protocol. Read More

UK Equine Influenza Study Receives Funding from Zoetis

Should you use a treat-now or a wait-and-see approach with influenza? The study will evaluate this question. Read More

How Many Horses Can Your Farm Hold?

Knowing the production potential and limitations of your farm's soil is key to reducing horse feeding costs. Read More

Tall Fescue Testing: Understanding the Numbers

Here are some things to remember when testing horse pastures to evaluate fescue toxicity risk. Read More

Study: Antibiotics in Extenders can Prevent CEM Transmission

Researchers tested if antibiotics in semen extender could inhibit the growth of CEM's causative bacteria. Read More

Testing Available for Dwarfism Gene in Miniature Horses

The tests can identify for four aggrecan gene mutations associated with dwarfism in Miniature Horses. Read More

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: John E. Eberth

Eberth's research focused on the genetics of dwarfism in the Miniature Horse. Read More

Spring Pasture Management Do's and Don'ts

Follow these guidelines to help ensure your pasture management efforts are both beneficial and economical. Read More

Gluck Foundation Releases Fifth Research Report

The report focuses on research accomplishments and scientific publications during the 2013 calendar year. Read More

First UK Equine Research Crowdfunding Project Raises $6,000

The crowdfunding project is possibly the first such effort in the veterinary science field. Read More

Graham Motion and Buck Davidson Team Up for UK Lecture

H. Graham Motion and Bruce "Buck" Davidson Jr. will speak April 21 at 6 p.m. Read More