Category: Farm Management

Deworming Strategies for Livestock

Cow walking out of squeeze chute

General Remarks Deworming strategies have evolved over the years to accomplish three main goals: -Reduce the chance of developing resistant parasites. -Reduce operational expenses for livestock producers -Reduce the use of drugs in food animals. In most herds,… Read More

Wild Weeds – Goldenrod

Wild Weeds – Weed of the Month Goldenrod Solidago L. Goldenrod is a late summer, early fall blooming plant. The spectacular show of yellow blooms along the roadways allow this plant to be easily identified, and often mistake as… Read More

Wild Weeds – Virginia Creeper

Wild Weeds – Weed of the Month Virginia Creeper Parthenocissus quinquefolia .Virginia Creeper is a vine found in rural and urban areas, climbing up trees, light poles, fences and more. It ranges from a dark brown/purple to green… Read More

Wild Weeds – Morning Glories

Wild Weeds – Weed of the Month Morning-Glories Ipomea sp. There are about 25 types of  Morning-Glories found in Florida, some native and some not. Morning-glories come in a variety of colors, from purple, pink, blue, red, white… Read More

Ranching: It’s Not Just about the Beef

Cattle ranching has been a pillar in the American community since its founding, but ranching isn’t just about the beef. Nearly 620,000 ranching operations occupy 337 million acres in the US Cattle pastures account for every 1 in… Read More