Feed, Soil, & Water Contamination

Preventing Water Pollution on Your Horse Farm

Preventing Water Pollution on Your Horse Farm

Get tips and information on horse farm water-quality issues, creating a water and soil conservation and nutrient management plan, and accessing resources available to help landowners comply with agricultural water quality acts.

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FDA Warns Firms About Monensin Contamination in Horse Feed

The FDA warned Gilman Co-Op Creamery and Farmers/Ranchers Cooperative Association of Ainsworth about monensin contamination in horse feed they produced. Monensin is an animal drug approved for use in cattle, swine, and poultry that is highly toxic and potentially lethal to horses, even at relatively low levels.

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