Small Ruminant footrot is caused by an infection from two organisms: Dichelobacter Nodosus and Fusobacterium Necrophorum. Fusobacterium necrophorum is in most sheep and goat environments and can set the stage for footrot to occur. Dichelobacter ... READ MORE
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.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
“What is causing these large mounds of dirt in my pasture and how do I get rid of them? One of my yearlings stepped in one of the holes and twisted her ankle. I’ve tried dragging the pasture, but the mounds seem to come back overnight and ... READ MORE
It's flu season! Hopefully, you have gotten the flu vaccine for you and your family this year. If not, there's still time. While you may or may not catch the flu this year, some folks wonder if it's possible for them to transmit viruses to plants ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – From lobsters to oranges, the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences embraced stories of resilience and change during 2017.
The top 10 stories for UF/IFAS during 2017 include finding ways to ... READ MORE
The internet has many home remedies for pest control that are mixed by using common items found in a pantry. Ranging from dish soap to baking soda, there are a number of positive testimonials of how well they worked. The University of Florida ... READ MORE
The question of the month is "Why do the shrubs look like this?" The answer might be that the shrubs are planted too deep which can eventually kill them. Roots are deprived of oxygen when smothered. The above-ground symptoms are similar to root ... READ MORE