Laura Handke

Laura Handke

Laura Handke is a Kansas-based freelance writer who is a passionate advocate of modern agricultural prac­tices.



Copper Sulfate Use by Farriers Raises Safety Concerns

The common thrush treatment can be dangerous to farriers, horses and the environment
When providing hoof care on a regular schedule, many farriers see horses every 6 to 8 weeks and the nature of the footcare business is to provide a solution that works best for a horse within that interval. Yet, bacterial- and fungal-induced diseases such as thrush often thwart those best intentions.
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New Tax Laws Hitting Supply Shops’ Bottom Lines

State-specific internet tax regulations are increasing competition, but costing more time and money
The 1992 United States Supreme Court case of Quill Corp. vs. North Dakota set the precedent for online sales tax collection, ruling that unless a company held a physical presence within a state, no sales taxes could be exacted on merchandise sold into the state.
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