All farmers have a significant role in protecting our natural resources. Science based approaches are being taken around the State of Florida to ensure that there is adequate use of water and the impact of our agricultural practices… Read More
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Looking to improve your pasture? cattle? horses? hay? Make sure you are attending the Livestock & Forage Field Day next Thursday! Topics include Pesticide Calibration, Weed Control in Pastures, Mineral Supplementation for Cattle, Importance of Vaccinations for Beef… Read More
Ever since I was a child, I have been fascinated by lizards and other reptiles, but growing up in the Northeast my sightings were pretty rare. However, in Florida we are blessed (and sometimes cursed when you think… Read More
By: Tim Wilson and Cindy Sanders When selecting a heifer, there are two questions you must ask yourself: What do you want your cowherd to look like in the future (phenotypically and genetically) and how can you keep… Read More
Which Pine is Best? If you have plans to plant southern pines on your property, you have some important decisions to make: Which species is most appropriate for your site and objectives? What is the best available genetic… Read More
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Coastal communities increasingly realize the need for adaptation strategies, but many are unsure where to begin. This intensive and interactive course provides individuals with a thorough grounding and practical skills for incorporating adaptation strategies into planning processes. Time… Read More
Controlled Breeding Season Cattlemen that plan to maximize revenue potential have implemented a few basic management strategies. They know their customer; they know what they want and when they want it. Knowing this, they work to produce calves… Read More
There are a lot of horse “ranchettes” that are minimal in size, about 2-10 acres in total. The UF/IFAS recommended stocking rate is about 2 acres per horse, and if we are going to push that limit our… Read More