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Agriculture's Impact on Kentucky is Worth Billions

The economic impact of agriculture production, inputs, processing, and manufacturing is nearly $46.3 billion. Read More

UK Equine Farm and Facilities Expo to be Held June 19

Horse owners and farm managers will be able to view a range of equipment and supplies for farms of all sizes. Read More

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Mieke Brummer

Brummer’s research focused on selenium and how selenium status affects horses' antioxidant status. Read More

Researchers Recommend Three-Tiered EIA Testing

After comparing results from current methods, researchers recommend a three-tiered approach EIA testing. Read More

UKAg Dean Scott Smith Receives Lyons Award

Nominators highlighted Smith's effective leadership during tumultuous times for Kentucky agriculture. Read More

Ky. Equine Youth Festival Celebrates the Horse

More than 2,500 school-aged children attended the 2013 Kentucky Equine Youth Festival. Read More

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Krista Cotten

Cotten’s research focuses on the effect of tall fescue sample handling and storage on ergovaline Read More

Nielsen Receives Grant for Parasite Study

The grant will allow Nielsen to study the interaction between anthelmintic treatment and vaccines. Read More

Gluck Researchers Study Ways to Advance Breeding Season

Researchers recently investigated two ways to help advance the breeding season in mares. Read More

AAEP Launches Equine Parasite Control Guidelines

An official set of guidelines for parasite control in horses is now available on the AAEP website. Read More

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Steffanie Burk

Burk’s main research focus is the development of a western blot test for Parascaris equorum. Read More

33rd Annual Alfalfa Conference Recap

This year’s conference focused on hay production for the horse and other high-quality markets. Read More

Gluck Research Foundation Releases Fourth Research Report

The University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Foundation published its 2012 Research Report in March. Read More

UK College of Law to Host Equine Law Conference

The 28th Annual National Conference on Equine Law will take place May 1 and 2 at Keeneland Race Course. Read More

Renovating the High-Traffic Paddock

High-traffic paddocks can become eye sores and provide little, if any, grazing for the horses. Read More

UK Researcher Awarded $2.9 Million for EAV Research

Udeni Balasuriya, BVSc, MS, PhD, will study genetic factors related to the EAV carrier state in stallions. Read More

Weed of the Month: Buckhorn Plantain

Buckhorn plantain is widespread across North America and is a common plant in various pastures and turf. Read More

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Kathryn Laura Smith

Smith's research focused primarily on the neurologic manifestation of equine herpesvirus 1 (EHV-1). Read More

UK Art Museum Features Animal Exhibit

Several of the pieces on display in the diverse collection include equines. Read More

Lawsonia Prevalence Patterns Investigated

Yearly variability in exposure to Lawsonia in young horses appears to be different than previously thought. Read More

Study Examines Off-The-Track Thoroughbred Adoption Issues

Researchers found that reasons for returning an adopted horse are highly variable and unpredictable. Read More

UK's Horse Pasture Evaluation Program Identifies Kentucky Pasture Trends

With almost 130 evaluations performed, the program has a large data set about Kentucky horse pastures. Read More

Central Kentucky County Agents Host Pastures Please! Workshop

This year's program will feature advice about minimizing the risk of laminitis in grazing horses and more. Read More

UK Seminar Series Sees Changes in 2013

Seminar topics for 2013 include placentitis, podiatry, cardiology, endoscopy, nutrition, and more. Read More

Dates Set for 2013 KENA Networking Meetings

KENA provides a venue for horse enthusiasts from all disciplines to share ideas and business strategies. Read More