Come join Brevard County 4-H for our annual 4-H Fair & Market Poultry Auction on Friday, March 31st, and Saturday, April 1st at the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County office in Cocoa! This event is free and open to the public, so be sure ... 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
Bio-solids have been used as an organic fertilizer source for centuries. Bio-solids in Florida are graded in three general categories: AA and B. The safest grade is AA, this grade has the lowest metals and pathogens. This grade of ... READ MORE
Cattle pregnancy determination is now easier and more accurate than ever. It only requires a small sample of blood from the cow. This sample can be obtained from the tail by almost anyone with minimal training, not necessary to have a veterinary. ... READ MORE
beef cattle Eighty percent of the income from a beef cattle herd is derived from the sale of calves. The value of the calves sold depends on the number of calves, the weight of the calves, the quality of the calves, and the market price.
Research ... READ MORE
Join Brevard County 4-H for our annual 4-H Youth Fair & Market Poultry Auction on Friday, March 16th and Saturday, March 17th at the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County Office in Cocoa! This event is free and open to the public. Be sure ... READ MORE
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 ... READ MORE
At the grocery store you will see different beef labels, like “Grass Fed”, “Grain Finished,” “All Natural,” or “Organic”. There are certain qualifications the animal must meet to receive one of these labels. The United States ... READ MORE