In October, a team of 24 University of Florida Extension horticulture extension personnel and interested guests recently explored a Horticulture and Cultural Tour of Southern Spain. One of the early visits included an exclusive meeting with the Mayor… Read More
Category: Farm Management
EEE Eastern Eastern Equine Encephalitis Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis All the above names indicate the same disease spread by mosquitoes. EEE disease resides in the unaffected wild bird population. A mosquito sucks blood from an infected wild bird and… Read More
Stable flies primarily feed on the legs of horses and cattle but they can use all animals for a blood meal. In the absence of animal hosts, they bite people.
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