North Dakota State University Extension

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Flood Shelter for Horses Offered at NDSU

With spring flooding likely in the Red River Valley, the North Dakota State University Equine Center again will open an emergency shelter for horses.

"Horse owners are encouraged to prepare for the flood by developing an evacuat Read More

North Dakota Urges Livestock Anthrax Prevention

Livestock producers in areas with a history of anthrax cases should take measures to protect their animals from the disease, North Dakota animal health officials advise.

"We have just received confirmation of a case of anthrax in cattle Read More

After the Flood: Returning Horses to Sodden Stables

After a flood, stalls and paddocks need to be cleaned and disinfected before horses can go back to those areas.

Charlie Stoltenow, DVM, North Dakota State University Extension Service veterinarian, and Carrie Hammer, DVM, PhD, NDSU Extensio Read More

Livestock a Major Factor in Farm Injuries

Farmers and ranchers who work with livestock need to stay vigilant around those animals.

"Most ranchers and farmers who have cattle and horses like working with animals and interacting with them," said North Dakota State University Extensio Read More

Keeping Horses Warm

Winter is in full force, and horse owners need to make sure their animals stay warm, according to North Dakota State University Extension Service equine specialist Carrie Hammer, DVM, PhD.

Horse owners have several ways to do that. One of Read More

North Dakota Database Connects Horse Owners, Hay Sellers

Drought conditions in parts of western North Dakota have some livestock producers in need of additional forage. Farmers and ranchers who have forage for sale can list it on a North Dakota State University (NDSU) database designed to help feed Read More