Keyword: Ohio Department of Agriculture

  • Quarantine Lifted at Beulah Park

    Ohio Department of Agriculture officials Feb. 8 lifted a quarantine at Beulah Park, declaring it safe for horses to move in and out of the facility, following an equine herpesvirus outbreak.

  • Virus Precautions Stepped Up at Beulah Park

    With two barns at Beulah Park quarantined because of equine herpesvirus, the Ohio Department of Agriculture is ordering that all horses on the grounds at the track have their temperatures taken and recorded each day.

  • Ohio Creates Equine Advisory Task Force

    Just days before Ohioans vote on whether to authorize a constitutional amendment allowing for a casino in southwestern Ohio, the state Department of Agriculture announced an 11-member Equine Industry Advisory Task Force charged with promoting and strengthening the state's horse industry.

  • Ohio Blood Samples to be Tested for West Nile

    The Ohio Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Agriculture have collected 143 blood samples from horses in Lake County, Ohio, to determine if the horses have been exposed to West Nile virus. The first confirmed incidence of the virus in a bird was found in that area.