Back to school, fall, and everything that comes with it is just around the corner! Pinellas County 4-H has a TON of great events coming up, with something for everyone.
Deworming Horses Nearly everyone has heard of the growing issue of chemical-resistant internal parasites and how they can potentially impact an animal. In this fact-sheet, the importance of creating a deworming schedule based on fecal egg counts is… Read More
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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
What is Equine BCS? Equine body condition scoring (BCS) is an appraisal of the overall nutritional status of horses and is a balance between feed intake and energy output. Factors that influence BCS include supplementation, pasture, internal parasite… Read More
Horses produce an average of 50 pounds of manure per day! When managed correctly all this waste doesn’t have to be wasted. In this workshop explore ways to put your manure to work by composting it into a… Read More
If you take a look around your yard this spring, chances are you will spot bags of caterpillar webs. If you were to peer closer you will see numerous Eastern Tent Caterpillars(ETC) inching around. These insects exist throughout… Read More
Okeechobee County Extension hosted a ranch horse seminar in January at the Buck Daniel Ranch. The event featured several regional speakers with expertise in horsemanship, husbandry, or veterinary. The day started with a keynote speaker, Gene Cox, who… Read More
It all started as I was getting ready to take my daughters and their two horses out of state (South Georgia) for another youth rodeo. I spent most of Friday morning running around town, filling up my truck,… Read More