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Today's News - Monday, June 25, 2018
Third Book in Series Continues EPM Research Funding at Gluck

A portion of the book's proceeds will support the equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) research program run by Dan Howe, PhD, at the University of Kentucky.

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Researchers Find Connection Between Plant Defense and Development

These findings will help scientists design better strategies to combat agriculturally important microbial diseases with fewer repercussions to crop yield.

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Mineral of the Month: Cobalt

Cobalt is an essential part of vitamin B12, which plays a role in the amino acid and fatty acid metabolism as well as nervous system function, making it an important part of the equine diet.

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Rutgers Equine Science Center Showcase Scheduled for July 11

Attendees can watch an equine treadmill demonstration, learn about research conducted at the ESC, study equine anatomy, and more.

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UKVDL Map of the Month: S. equi

Streptococcus equi is the causative agent of the equine bacterial disease strangles.

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Scientists Develop New Horse Cognition Test

Scientists developed a portable testing system which uses infrared technology that can allow them to evaluate horses in their home stables without human intervention.

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Brooke Approves Guatemala Emergency Grant

An estimated 312 horses, donkeys, and mules reside in the hot zone—the immediate area around the volcano—which rescuers couldn't access until June 9.

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Scientists Study How Horses Perceive Human Emotions

Researchers demonstrated for the first time that horses use humans’ facial expressions and vocal tones to perceive emotion.

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House Narrowly Passes 2018 Farm Bill

Amid Congressional strife over immigration issues, the full U.S. House of Representatives approved the Farm Bill, by a narrow margin earlier this week.

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BLM Seeking New Off-Range Wild Horse, Burro Pasture Bids

The BLM said off-range pastures are a cost-effective and efficient for managing costs while providing the public with opportunities to view wild horses in a natural setting.

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