Jane Thery, Chair   In representation of the Maryland Horse Council, I participated in two meetings of the Study Group established by Maryland House Bill…
MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Land and Materials Administration.   Dave Mrgich provided an overview of the HB 171and the study topics, discussed the scope…
February 15, 2018

Composted Horse Manure

Unlike synthetic fertilizers, organic fertilizers such as composted horse manure are slow release so can be applied earlier in the growing season to the great…
Farm Stewardship Committee Winter Meeting March 4, 2017 New World Stables  Frederick, Maryland It was a cold, windy day so our “winter” Maryland Horse Council’s…
Ivermectin worming medication can pass through horses and kill beneficial insects in the environment. This was the conclusion of a very careful study conducted by…
Certain herbicides are used on hay that "persist," and can cause your composted manure to kill plants that it is used on. What can I…
MHC submits testimony on SB 99, (composting infrastructure study). Testimony of the Maryland Horse CouncilRe: Senate Bill 99, Department of the Environment - Yard Waste…
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