Horse Farming News

  • It’s all part of the service

    Last week we wrote how three members of our engineering team have travelled to Adelaide, Australia where they are currently completing the installation, commissioning and hand-over of a large equine cremator plus a multi-chambered pet cremator.  This week ‘Team Matthews’ has been on its travels again, although it has to be said this time it is much closer to home.  Lee ...


    By Todaysure Matthews

  • Team Matthews is in Australia

    We have always said that Matthews Environmental Solutions’ pet cremation technology is made in the United Kingdom and is used all around the world and if you ever needed further proof of this statement then just take a look at the photograph showing three members of our engineering team standing in front of the colossal equine cremator, which ...


    By Todaysure Matthews

  • Maryland To Explore A Decentralized Composting Infrastructure

    On Thursday, May 4th, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed two bills to advance composting in Maryland. One will bolster recovery of food waste and other organic materials by expanding infrastructure in the state. The other will reduce contamination at compost sites by preventing the false labeling of plastics as compostable or biodegradable. In signing the bills, which were among dozens of ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • The Excitement builds ahead of the 22nd Equita show

    Last summer, horse-riding brought France eight new Olympic champions in Rio, resulting in greater public interest for equestrian sports. Equita - the Lyon equestrian show organised by GL events - is the largest indoor equestrian event in France (in terms of the number of horses present and the number of visitors per day). This year, the show will be celebrating its twenty-second edition ...


    By GL events Nec Ltd.

  • Award Winning Day at Alresford

    On Saturday 3rd we set up our stand at Tichborne Park in Hampshire ready for a busy day at the 2016 Alresford Show. This was our first time exhibiting at the show which is held annually in the picturesque Tichborne Park grounds near Alresford. Surprisingly the show is open to the public for just the single day, but with so much to see and do it is ...


    By Farm Tech Supplies Ltd.

  • Paddock cleaner is `dung deal` for Wessex

    Grazed paddocks need regular cleaning and if they are large a great deal of time and effort is expended picking up droppings. It all adds up throughout the year when time could be better spent on more productive tasks. There is an ideal solution in the Wessex Dung Beetle, a self-powered paddock cleaner which is versatile and quick and easy to hook onto a 50mm tow hitch on a quad, UTV, tractor or ...


    By Wessex International

  • Paddock cleaner for Olympic Games medalist

    Paddock cleaner for David Broome CBE The Wales and West Show Centre near Chepstow in Monmouthshire is probably the busiest equestrian showground in the country. So says ...


    By Wessex International

  • Highlighting the Trailer Caddy Extreme

    Got trailers to move? At DJ Products we have taken our easy and powerful material handling equipment and scaled it up for semi ...


    By DJProducts, Inc.

  • Can managed introductions boost threatened populations?

    Supplementing declining salmon populations with fish from other, genetically distinct populations may not be the best method of conservation, according to a recent study. The researchers found that for certain salmon populations in France such introductions resulted in offspring with lower body weight and length, possibly worsening their decline. Some previous studies have found that ...

  • First 4th Generation T Series Reach Customers

    Coinciding with the launch of the new T-series in November 2014, the factory in Suolahti, Finland, began mass production of the newly developed and extensively tested tractor range. Across Europe, including in Germany, the first machines are already working on farmland and with contractors. We were present at one of the handovers, and talked to the new owners. A white T174e Direct with front ...

  • Proper Hay Storage Techniques Can Increase Value, Decrease Quality Losses

    Producers who follow the proper techniques for hay storage will find their crops will retain more value and suffer fewer losses, said a beef cattle expert from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University. Considering that hay production is very costly, producers may want to take special care to store hay correctly to ensure it retains quality, said ...


    By Ohio State University

  • Pallmann promises a rosy future in Zweibrücken

    Pallmann, one of the world's largest developers, producers and providers of innovative size reduction technology, is getting ready to celebrate 111 years of successful business next year. The number has a special significance for Pallmann: in recent years, the company has streamlined its organization to concentrate on three main areas: pulverization, recycling, and agglomeration. “We want ...

  • Man fined for aggression to Environment Agency officers

    A Newcastle man has been fined £300 after he became aggressive towards an Environment Agency officer during an investigation into the illegal burning of horse manure. Thomas Trevor Findlay, 41, of Elston Close, Chapel House, Newcastle, was sentenced at Newcastle Magistrates Court on Monday 4 November, when he was also ordered to pay £500 in legal costs and a victim surcharge of ...

  • Mongolian Gold Miners Put Health before Wealth

    Model Processing Plant Allows Artisanal Miners to Turn Their Back on Highly Toxic Mercury Behind the unassuming brick walls of a remote compound in Mongolia's Mandal district lies what may be part of the solution to the pressing health challenge posed by the use of mercury in artisanal small-scale gold mining. Mercury is a powerful neurotoxin that is especially harmful to ...

  • Sterling, Conn. Horse Facility to Restore 11+ Acres of Wetlands, Resolving Clean Water Act Violations

    The owners of Falls Creek Farm, a horse boarding and training facility and farm located in Sterling, Conn., have agreed to restore and create 11.3 acres of wetlands to settle claims by the United States that wetlands were illegally filled and altered during construction of a private golf course and other modifications to their property. Filed this week in federal court in Connecticut, the case ...

  • Tetanus & Clostridium tetani Exposed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate the public about issues that may impact their health.  The latest educational video discusses tetanus and Clostridium tetani.   Tetanus is an acute, often fatal, disease caused by an exotoxin produced by the bacterium ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Base Structures will be showing their innovative Triple Membrane Gas Holder at the South West’s inaugural Environmental Trade Show, ETS UK 2011.

    Base Structures are exhibiting their working, patented prototype alongside the best in Sustainable Transport including Ecotricity's electric high performance supercar and superbike Nemesis and Ion Horse, and GENeco's Bio-bug; a VW beetle which has been modified to run solely on Biogas, as well as the prototype electric plane, Rebel Electric Racer. Environmental Trade ...


    By Base Structures Ltd

  • BioLargo`s Odor-No-More Announces New Five Pound Packaging for Award Winning Animal Bedding Additive

    BioLargo, Inc. (OTCBB: BLGO), creator of patented iodine technologies, today announced that, in response to customer demand, it has introduced new five pound packaging for its award-winning Animal Bedding Additive with an introductory retail price point of $19.98. The new package will contain the ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

  • Research and Markets: Equine Reproduction, 2nd Edition

    Research and Markets ...


  • Vaccine protects from deadly Hendra virus

    Dr Deborah Middleton from CSIRO’s Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) will announce the successful progress to develop the vaccine at the Australian Veterinary Association conference in Adelaide today. “Our trials so far have shown that the vaccine prevents the infection of horses with Hendra virus,” Dr Middleton said. Stopping the disease in horses could also help ...

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