Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the most urgent topics that needs to be addressed in the One Health field. At the end of anti-microbial awareness week 2022, I want to discuss how addressing this “wicked problem” requires a multi-pronged ... READ MORE
Rangelands in Florida are land with native vegetation that have adapted to Florida’s conditions and during the winter months these rangelands are grazed by livestock.
Florida is home to 350 native grass species, but no native grasses are ... READ MORE
Grazing management: The manipulation of grazing in pursuit of a specific objective or set of objectives. Grazing management is important to provide persistent and good forage to meet the needs of a plant and animal in a livestock operation.
There ... READ MORE
It has been a hundred years or more since most Americans lived on a farm. That number dropped steadily during the 20th century until now, when it’s about two percent. Today, most people live in urban and suburban areas and have no connection ... READ MORE
Introduction to financial assistance program for all farm and forestry operations will be Offered Dec 13th, 2022 at the NFREC-SV for Suwannee all surrounding counties
Financial Assistance Expo flyer
Who do farm and forestry producers go ... READ MORE
Florida is one of the most regulated states regarding pesticide applications. Pesticide applicators licensed in Florida that apply Restricted Use Pesticides (RUP) must know their obligation under Florida Law. Restricted Use Pesticides are ... READ MORE
Florida es uno de los estados más regulados con respecto a las aplicaciones de plaguicidas. Los aplicadores de plaguicidas con licencia en Florida que aplican Plaguicidas de Uso Restringido (RUP) deben conocer su obligación bajo la Ley de ... READ MORE
By: Dr. Maria Silveira
In 2011, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) established the Long-Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) network (https://ltar.ars.usda.gov/), with the mission of developing long-term, transdisciplinary research ... READ MORE
During the winter months as forage supplies get shorter and shorter, cattle tend to want to wander to the greener grass on the other side of the fence. It is important that fences are sound whether ranchers want to keep their cattle contained ... READ MORE
Throughout the fall and winter months, the talk of winter supplementation arises. Spring calves are being weaned and cows should be rebred. Fall calving is here. Not only is this a good time to evaluate your pastures in preparation, but you ... READ MORE