U of MN offers Equine Pasture Management


Registration is now open for the Equine Pasture Management Program.  This fee-based program offers one farm visit and a customized pasture and grazing management plan.  Registration is open April 1 through August 1, 2016 and is limited to 10 farms in MN and WI.  The fee for the program is $650.  Registration is available at https://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1818183.  A program flier is below.

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The featured YouTube video for May is “How to Take a Soil Sample”.  This video features Dr. John Lamb and discusses why horse owners should analyze their soil and demonstrates how to take a soil sample.  The video can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hG_HdBAkNpw.  Make sure to subscribe to our channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgKrdVlbGmFtwWDqlI_h87Q) for notifications when new videos are posted.

The “Hay Price Calculator” and “Healthy Horse” apps are now available for both Android and Apple operating systems.  Check out information on the apps at http://www.extension.umn.edu/agriculture/horse/apps/.  Funds from the sales of the apps help to support equine research at the University of Minnesota.

Make sure to join the University of Minnesota Equine Extension Program on Facebook for Research Update Mondays, Tip of the Week Wednesdays, and Friday Funnies.  Check out upcoming events and other timely information.  Click www.facebook.com/UMNHorse and “like” the page today.

Additional information can be found on the University of Minnesota Horse Website.  If you need to contact a University of Minnesota Horse Team Member, please visit the website for contact information (www.extension.umn.edu/horse).