Curly Dock - Weed of the Week
Curly Dock is a perennial broadleaf weed that prefers seasonally moist areas and has a strong tap root. The seed can remain dormant and viable for up to 80 years, and the plant is capable of flowering two or more ... READ MORE
Dollarweed - Weed of the Week
Dollarweed, sometimes referred to as Pennywort, is a broadleaf weed that thrives in wet areas. Under wet conditions and poor grazing management, it can quickly overtake pastures and fields.
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Centipede Grass - Weed of the Week
Centipede grass is a low growing grass great for yards, but terrible for pastures. It prefers low nutrient soil and low pH, and can quickly out-compete bahia and bermuda under poor management. The prostrate ... READ MORE
Brunswick Grass- Weed of the Week
Brunswick Grass, sometimes referred to as Brown Seeded Paspalum, is a growing issue in Bahai pastures and fields. It becomes unpalatable as it matures, and livestock will not graze it. Because of this, it ... READ MORE
Brazilian Pepper- Weed of the Week
Brazilian Pepper is a category invasive tree, meaning it can spread into undisturbed sites. It was introduced in the 1800's from South America, and has quickly spread throughout central and south Florida. ... READ MORE
It's getting chilly! Or is it?
Fall is here and winter is stepping on its heels, as temperatures drop people are beginning to think about the comfort and safety of their horses. However, your discomfort for the cool weather does not necessarily ... READ MORE
Your horse has one set of permanent teeth and it is important to help maintain their dental health as horses life spans increase. Read the edition of the Horse Herald below to learn about equine dentistry and what's really in your horse's mouth.
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Did you know a horse's coat begins with one of two colors? Whether breeding horses, or just interested in your horses coat colors, this newsletter edition is for you! Sign up at the end the article to receive the Horse Herald directly in your ... READ MORE
Plant identification, especially grasses, is one of my FAVORITE things to do as an extension agent and plant nerd. I love coming to work and seeing specimens or visiting producers fields and pastures because live samples ... READ MORE
What is Bovine Papillomatosis?
Bovine papillomatosis is caused when cattle become infected with bovine papillomavirus. Physically observable symptoms are produced primarily by two of the four types of the virus which can survive for weeks or ... READ MORE