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
Co-Leaders:
Dr. Ann Swinker
Penn State University
Description:
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.
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Authors:
Donna Foulk, Penn State Extension
Ed Jedrzejewski, Pennsylvania State University
Heather Stofanak, Pennsylvania State University
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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.