Reducing Parasite Resistance on Equine Operations Using a Comprehensive Whole Farm Approach

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2014: $146,873.00
Projected End Date: 10/31/2018
Grant Recipient: Pennsylvania State University
Region: Northeast
State: Pennsylvania
Project Leader:
Donna Foulk
Penn State Extension
Dr. Ann Swinker
Penn State University
The Penn State Extension equine team obtained a Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) grant which was used to develop a program designed to increase farm managers’ knowledge about parasite resistance, reduce the use of de-wormers, and document parasite burdens and anthelmintic efficacy on Pennsylvania horse farms.
Fact Sheet
Donna Foulk, Penn State Extension
Ed Jedrzejewski, Pennsylvania State University
Heather Stofanak, Pennsylvania State University
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.