The University of Maryland (UMD) Extension Horse Team is extending a webinar series through June. The webinars are held on Tuesdays at 3:00 pm EST as our educators discuss a variety of horsekeeping topics.
Following are the June equine webinars.
June 2: Interpreting Soil Test Reports: What You Need to Know to Maximize Pasture Performance Andy Kness, Harford County Extension. Kness is the Agriculture Educator for Harford County. A native of Harford County, he attended the University of Delaware earning his B.S. in Plant Sciences in 2012 and M.Sc. in Plant Pathology in 2015. One focus of Andy's program at UME is working with livestock producers to improve the performance of their pastures and forages.
- Register at https://go.umd.edu/soiltestreports
June 9: Productive Pastures for Happy Horses, Happy Humans, and a Healthy Environment Dr. Amy Burk, Extension Horse Specialist. Burk serves as the coordinator for the undergradute Equine Studies Program within the Department of Animal and Avian Sciences at the University of Maryland. She completed her graduate work in Animal and Poultry Sciences as a Pratt Fellow in Animal Nutrition at Virginia Tech, earning an MS in 1998 and a PhD in 2001. As an Extension Horse Specialist, Burk provides statewide educational leadership and training in the areas of equine nutrition and pasture management.
- Register at https://go.umd.edu/productivepastures
June 16: Nutrient Management for Horse Farms Erika Crowl, Baltimore County Extension. Crowl is the Agriculture Educator for Baltimore County. Prior to her current position, she was a UME Nutrient Management Advisor for two years. Erika graduated from Colorado State University with a BS in Equine Science. She provides outreach and education in the areas of equine and livestock management, pasture management, and soil health.
- Register at https://go.umd.edu/nutmgmnt
June 23: Taking Out the Guesswork: Forage Selection for Horse Pastures Dr. Amanda Grev, Extension Forage Specialist. Originally from Rochester, Minnesota, Grev completed her undergraduate degree at North Dakota State University with a double major in Equine and Animal Science. She received her MS and PhD in Animal Science at the University of Minnesota, where her research focused on the interaction between animal nutrition, forages and pasture management.
- Register at https://go.umd.edu/forageselection
June 30: Weed Worries? Tips on Controlling Weeds in Horse Pastures Andy Kness, Harford County Extension. Andy Kness is the Agriculture Educator for Harford County. A native of Harford County, he attended the University of Delaware earning his BS in Plant Sciences in 2012 and MSc in Plant Pathology in 2015. One focus of Kness' program at UME is working with livestock producers to improve the performance of their pastures and forages.
- Register at https://go.umd.edu/weedworries
Use the links to register for each webinar individually. Confirmation emails will contain your unique log-in information. Registration for each webinar is required.