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Category: UF/IFAS Extension

UF/IFAS RCREC Graduate Student Highlight: Tyler Buckley

By: Bethany Wight, Biologist UF/IFAS Range Cattle Research and Education Center Charles “Tyler” Buckley grew up on the coast of Georgia in Savannah, which holds a strong place in his heart and he hopes to return there someday…. Read More

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

Updated 03/15/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. The personal health and safety of everyone… Read More

Effects of prescribed fire on cattle use and foraging behavior

by Britt Smith, Postdoctoral Research Associate working jointly with Archbold Biological Station and the UF/IFAS Range Cattle REC on the USDA Long Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) Project Fire is a historic and important disturbance in Florida’s ecosystems. Fire consumes… Read More

Controlling Smutgrass with the Weed Wiper

by Brent Sellers, Professor and Interim Center Director, Pasture and Rangeland Weed Management  and José Dias, Ph.D. Graduate Student, UF/IFAS Range Cattle Research and Education Center There are only two herbicide active ingredients labeled for pasture systems in Florida which are active on… Read More

Will Hexazinone Work for Brunswickgrass Management?

by Brent Sellers, Professor and Associate Center Director, Pasture and Rangeland Weed Management UF/IFAS Range Cattle Research and Education Center Brunswickgrass or brown-seed paspalum is a warm-season perennial grass that is native to South America. It was introduced as a… Read More

Computers Identify Wildlife in Game Picture Images

by Raoul Boughton, Assistant Professor, Rangeland Wildlife and Ecosystems UF/IFAS Range Cattle Research and Education Center A computer model developed at the University of Wyoming by researchers, in collaboration with USDA’s National Wildlife Research Center, Arizona State University, California’s… Read More

Body condition score trainings in Florida

by Philipe Moriel, Assistant Professor Beef Cattle Nutrition and Management UF/IFAS Range Cattle Research and Education Center, Ona Body condition score (BCS) is a practical and inexpensive indicator of fat (energy) reserves in a beef cow, highly correlated with… Read More