Tag: forage

How to Select Horse Hay

Feeding our horses is typically the largest expense in horse ownership, but feeding them according to their nutrient demands could offer some cost savings. Selecting a good quality hay for our horses often becomes a battle of which… Read More

Horse Herald: Re-seeding Bahiagrass Pastures

Proper grazing management is the best insurance on bahiagrass pastures, but re-establishment is sometimes necessary. Follow an 8″ and 3″ rule:  when the grass reaches 8″ allow horses to graze, and when it reaches 3″ remove animals from… Read More

Cogongrass – Pernicious Pasture Weed

Cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica) is a noxious invasive weed that disrupts ecosystems, decreases property values, and creates increased risk for fires. It originated from Southeast Asia and infests nearly 500 million acres worldwide. It was brought to Florida and… Read More

Pasture Management School – June 6 and 7, 2018

Date and Time Wed, June 6 and 7, 2018 / 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Location Plant Science Research & Education Unit, 2556 West Highway 318, Citra, FL 32113 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cflag-pasture-management-school-tickets-45599338850 Join the UF/IFAS Central Florida Livestock Agent’s Group for a… Read More

Cool Season Forage Field Day

Join us for an educational field day looking at the benefits of incorporating cool season forages into your pastures for winter grazing and supplementation. Lunch is being sponsored by Crop Protection Services. Space is limited please reserve your… Read More