University of Kentucky's College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment

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Kentucky Nonprofit Network Holds Town Hall Meetings

At the meetings, nonprofit leaders–such as those associated with equine organizations–can learn more about the program including how to use its tools to keep an organization healthy and stable, improve effectiveness, and provide transparency and ac

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Rebekah Cosden

A Maryland native and lifelong horse enthusiast, Rebekah Cosden’s research focus at the Gluck Equine Research Center has been on equine musculoskeletal science. She completed her research in the laboratory of James MacLeod, VMD, PhD, John S. and

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Commentary: When in France

Bob Coleman, PhD, PAS, associate director for undergraduate education in equine science and management and extension horse specialist, gives his perspective on a recent trip to France.

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Time to Assess Eastern Tent Caterpillar Populations

Eastern tent caterpillars (ETC) were identified as the cause of foal loss during the mare reproductive loss syndrome outbreaks in 1999-2001. Over the last three years, ETC populations in Central Kentucky have been increasing gradually but there are

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UK and UofL Equine Programs Collaborate

Equine industry and equine higher education programs have much in common: Just as the industry is at its best when different disciplines and niches work together, higher education is also strongest when complementary programs unite. The University of

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Gluck Equine Research Foundation Releases Second Research Report

The University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Foundation published its Research Report 2010 in late March of this year. The Research Report 2010 focuses on the University of Kentucky Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center faculty’s research

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UKVDL Investigating Oral Lesion Reports

Since early February, the University of Kentucky Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (UKVDL) has been receiving reports from veterinarians who have seen large numbers of horses (mostly Saddlebreds) with oral lesions. The lesions have sometimes been

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Kentucky Equine Law Journal Ranked in Top 100

The University of Kentucky College of Law journal Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agricultural, and Natural Resources Law (KJEANRL) was recently ranked one of the top 100 law journals of 2010 by the Washington and Lee University School of Law. This is a

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Evaluating Your Horse’s Body Condition

Body condition scoring (BCS), an impartial way to evaluate a horse’s weight and welfare, is a valuable tool that helps horse owners understand their horses’ well-being. It is an important aid that can be used to make sound decisions regarding general

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UK Researchers to Speak at Alltech Symposium in May

Two University of Kentucky (UK) College of Agriculture equine researchers and an adjunct professor will be speaking at the upcoming 2011 Alltech International Animal Health and Nutrition Symposium, to be held May 22-25 at the Lexington Convention

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Springtime Means Poison Hemlock Control

Controlling poison hemlock growth in early spring could help keep pastures and livestock healthy, according to J.D. Green, PhD, extension weeds specialist with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture. “Poison hemlock i

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UK Graduate Spotlight: Kenny Burdine, MS

When it comes to getting an updated economic forecast for Kentucky’s equine industry or understanding the economic tools horse owners have at their disposal, one of the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture’s most trusted resources is Kenny

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Gluck Center’s Equine Reproductive Health Group Sets Goals

The equine reproductive health group at the University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center has developed a number of strategic goals to help enhance reproductive performance in horses. Conveniently centered in the largest Thoroughbred nursery in

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Nielsen Accepts Parasitology Position at the Gluck Center

Martin K. Nielsen, DVM, PhD, an assistant professor at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, has accepted an assistant professor appointment in parasitology at the University of Kentucky’s Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center. Nielsen will join

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