Horse Farming Articles

  • Deep Cleaning Your Horse Trailer

    Cleaning your horse trailer definitely isn’t glamorous but it must be done. Cleaning your trailer is more than just making it look good, it’ about taking care of your investment. Keeping your trailer clean can expand its lifespan. In other words, a regular dose of deep cleaning is the perfect way to keep your horse trailer in tip-top shape. Trailers with separate tack rooms and ...


    By Cimarron Trailers Inc.

  • Bumper Pull Trailers vs Gooseneck Trailers: Which is Right for You?

    Ah, the age-old question, bumper pull trailer and gooseneck trailer? Each choice has its advantages, however, the differences between a gooseneck and a bumper pull hitch can sometimes be difficult to spot. Don’t worry, that’s why we’re here to help. We’ll cover the difference between a gooseneck hitch and a bumper pull hitch, along with the advantages and disadvantages of ...


    By Cimarron Trailers Inc.

  • Animal Husbandry2019

      RFID product has been prevalent in animal husbandry for RFID animal tracking such as rfid cattle tracking and quantity management.   STAR TREND provides the RFID animal ear tags available in LF (125KHz), HF (13.56MHz) or UHF (860MHz ...

  • Animal Husbandry

      RFID tracking solutions have been prevalent in animal husbandry for animal tracking and quantity management.   STAR TREND provides the rfid cattle tags available in LF (125KHz), HF (13.56MHz) or UHF (860MHz ~960MHz) frequency options. The RFID ear tags are designed for tracking large animals as ...

  • Mycotoxins: Oh My!

    Mycotoxins, Toxic Chemicals Produced By Molds There has been a lot of talks recently about extremely toxic chemicals produced by molds, called mycotoxins. Testing/sampling and remediation companies, looking to make a fast buck, use the purple-est of prose in their advertising, hoping to separate you from your money. These advertisements have a grain (no pun intended) of truth in them but ...

  • Agricultural Rural Horse Farm - Case Study

    VISSOLIS installed a 50 kW system on the roof of the 19,000 ft² indoor arena on the Riverdale Horse Farm. The horse farm is well known in the state for its breeding, boarding, and training facilities. The property owner already had installed and invested in a 200 kW ground mounted system for his own in 2012. VISSOLIS leases the roof space and manages installation and operation. This was at ...


    By Vissolis, Inc.

  • Swedish Horse Crematorium - Case Study

    Örebro, Sweden A Swedish specialist in horse cremation required a new cremator and was willing to travel to the UK to see why Addfield really are the best. Client Overview ViVet AB is a specialist horse cremation located in central Sweden. The owner is certified in the transportation and cremation of horses and ponies. All cremations are ...

  • Connections: New Green Revolution

    We are in need of a new revolution in how food is grown. A growing population in combination with climate change has put heavy pressure on our current system. The last time this happened (about 50 years ago) we had the Green Revolution to save the day. Major improvements in crop breeding and the use of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides resulted in enormous yield gains in farms across Asia, ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • San Dieguito River Park, Escondido, California - Case Study

    Project Name: San Dieguito River Park Product: Gravelpave2 trail reinforcement system Application: Trail Reinforcement City: Escondido ...


    By Invisible Structures, Inc.

  • Auctions and the New Zealand horse industry: What happens when global recession hits?

    In spite of having the knowledge, natural advantages and national enthusiasm within an industry, it is never without the issues of current economic climate. This paper looks at the buying and selling of NZ horses, what methods are used and times of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Florida Waste-To-Energy Plant Has Composting Officials Fired Up

    Plans for a renewable energy facility in central Florida which will burn horse stall bedding as well as other wastes is raising concerns among officials from composting companies in the region, who are questioning everything from the cost-effectiveness of the multimillion dollar plant to whether it will actually help alleviate groundwater pollution problems. “The proposed gasification plant is a ...

  • Zoos, farms, companies converting manure to compost, biofuel

    Dan Corum calls himself “the doctor of doo,” the “minister of muck” and the “number one of number two.” Even though he enjoys making fun of his role as compost/recycling coordinator at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, he — and others involved in using manure for compost or biofuel — are deadly serious about their efforts. Composting of manure from ...

  • Compost Science & Utilization: Current research

    Materials and Methods Composting To Eradicate Fusarium Graminearum From Infested Livestock FeedInvestigators: Francis J. Larney, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Research Centre, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada; T. Kelly Turkington, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Research Centre, Lacombe, Alberta, Canada Objectives: Fusarium head blight, caused by Fusarium graminearum, could potentially become a ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Pragmatic farm composters forge new path to resource recovery

    AG CHOICE is an on-farm composting operation located in the scenic countryside of Andover, New Jersey. On the drive to tour their site, it was astounding just how much of New Jersey, our most densely populated state, is still rural. Jay and Jill Fischer operate the two-year-old facility, which is one of a kind in New Jersey. Jay also owns and operates a sawmill in the area, and it was while ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Latest Developments in Mid-to-Large-Scale Vermicomposting

    Latest Developments in Mid-to-Large-Scale Vermicomposting This overview of systems and operational projects describes factors which contribute to their success as well as the challenges that have forced sites to close. Many different approaches are being used to process large volumes of organic residuals with earthworms, ranging from relatively simple land and labor-intensive ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

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