Tag: Pasture

Time to Plan and Purchase Cool-Season Forage Seed

August is typically the hottest month of the year in Florida so it may seem crazy to be planning for the cool-season.  But now is definitely the time to finalize your winter grazing plan. Maintaining a successful operation… 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

Farm Management Field Day – June 9, 2018

Date and Time Sat, June 9, 2018 / 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM EDT Location Florida Horse Park – 11008 South Hwy 475, Ocala, FL 34480 UF/IFAS Extension Marion County is hosting a field day at the Florida Horse Park to… Read More