Introduction In preparation for Spring, it is a good idea to make sure your equipment is calibrated and in good working condition. This article discusses a quick and easy method for calibrating a hand-powered, backpack… Read More
Introduction Recent freezing night temperatures have caused frost damage on a number of cool season crops planted in Florida. Even cold tolerant crops can be effected by low/freezing temperatures if those temperatures are sustained for… Read More
The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC), United States Department of Agriculture, and the US Department of Health Services has recently recognized beef’s role in a healthy lifestyle. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and CEO Colin Woodall… Read More
Introduction Creeping indigo (Indigofera spicata) is a common Florida weed that has properties that are toxic to livestock, especially horses. As its name implies, creeping indigo grows very close to the grown in a sprawling… Read More
Establishing Cool Season Forages Can Help Provide Grazing Options When Warm Season Perennial Grasses Go Dormant.
During the Winter months, warm season perennial forage species like bahiagrass and bermudagrass provide limited grazing for livestock producers. The establishment of cool season forage plots can help provide forage options and reduce hay and… Read More