Pasture ponds, horses and algae. Oh my!

By: Beth Clawson, Michigan State University Extension

Protect your livestock from potential illness carried in pasture ponds. Protect pasture ponds from erosion and contamination caused by livestock.

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Can Red Clover Cure Fescue Toxicosis?

By: Kathy Voth

As part of his research into how an ingredient in red clover, biochanin A, improves feed efficiency and weight gain in ruminants (see last week’s article), USDA Agricultural Research Service scientist Michael Flythe did his due diligence, looking for other possible effects of this isoflavone. This extra step led to his discovery that biochanin A can prevent fescue toxicosis.

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