Below is a list of the upcoming events for the Summer and Fall
Smut grass and Silage Field Day on June 27 at ONA Research Farm.
Forage Workers Tour on August 14-August 15 at St. Lucie County.
Winter Supplementation Seminar on September ... READ MORE
"Bahiagrass can be grazed rotationally utilizing a two to three week rest period or grazed continually".
Bahiagrass is established from seed. It is important that seedbed is well prepared and the ground ... READ MORE
Forage and Livestock production cab be very complex. Development of a program requires good and deep planning. The main objective should be identifying the needs and opportunities available.
Matching Crops to Need
After making ... READ MORE
Body Condition Scores
Using body condition scoring as an assessment tool within your cow herd can be one of the cheapest and most beneficial items you have in your herd management toolbox. It can be even more beneficial when the temperatures ... READ MORE
When it comes to poultry ownership, the things that work are not a one size fits all. So, as with all other aspects of livestock, it is important to consider your exact situation and needs before getting in too deep. With poultry housing, there ... READ MORE
Standing water may have ruined some pastures.
Lack of adequate forage could force animals to eat poisonous plants which are abundant in some parts of the country.
Remove fallen wild cherry limbs from pastures ... READ MORE
In recent years, it seems, retailers have multiplied the number of meat product choices in their stores. With consumers becoming more aware of where their meat comes from, retailers are becoming more savvy in their marketing techniques. One ... READ MORE