National Pasture Lease Information Pasture leasing is an annual expense that needs to be factored into annual budgets. The national average cash rent pasture rates in 2017 are $12.50/acre, which is a decrease of $0.50/acre in comparison of rates… Read More
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Trich- a very tricky situation Trichomoniasis, commonly referred to as “trich”, is a venereal disease that impacts several species, including humans. In cattle, the disease is caused by the protozoa Tritrichomonas foetus, a motile organism roughly 33% larger than… Read More
Goatweed is a quick spreading weed with prolific seed production that is commonly found in improved pastures.
Show crotalaria, sometimes referred to as Rattlebox, is a fast growing summer annual that is toxic to livestock.
Southern sandbur (Sandspur), is a native annual grass adapted to dry, sandy soils.
Tropical Soda Apple is a common weed found throughout Florida and can be a serious problem in perennial pastures.
Between 600,000 to 800,000 tons of hay are produced every year Domestic grazing animals such as cattle, horses, and goats require conserved forage to maintain weight and health through winter months when temperatures deter forage growth. Hay crop production… Read More
Suwannee County has a largely diverse agriculture industry and cattle production is a large component. Hay, silage, and pasture production are also large industries that stem from the cattle production systems in place within the county.
Dirt is synonymous with filth, clutter, mess, and other descriptors used for things that generally have a negative impact on well being. That being the case, why should ‘dirt’ be used to refer to one of the most important things to sustaining… Read More
Although you saw the Suwannee County Sheriff vehicle Friday night at the Coliseum in Live Oak, there was only good news being shared at the 4-H awards banquet “fiesta”! This colorful celebration and meal was the culmination of… Read More