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Small Ruminant Virtual Series

White Goat

Join us for this virtual series hosted by the North Florida Livestock Agents Group! This free event will feature four separate events covering a wide range of information for small ruminant producers. Pre-registration required. Register here: Bit.ly/smallruminant All events… Read More

Backyard Chickens- Resources

Backyard Poultry Basics Online Course Looking to get started with raising backyard chickens or just trying to learn more? This course offers a beginners guide to raising chickens for eggs and covers topics such as breed selection, housing,… Read More

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office… Read More

Golden Bamboo – Wild Weeds

Wild Weeds – Weed of the Month Golden Bamboo Phyllostachys aurea Golden bamboo is native to china and is actually a member of the grass family! Golden bamboo was originally introduced to the United States to be used… Read More

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

Meatless Monday Can’t Change The World

Thought about sticking to Meatless Monday to reduce your carbon foot print? Let’s discuss why there are better options for you to reduce your impact on climate change! How much meat are we eating? According to USDA Supply… Read More

Cattle DO Cause Climate Change

Cattle Do Cause Climate Change But not in the way you might think…. Let’s talk about US Beef production and its impact on our environment, our world, and our future. During their entire life cycle from pasture to… Read More