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Application deadline for financial assistance is Nov. 20
GAINESVILLE, Fla., Oct. 8, 2020 — Florida farmers, ranchers and forest owners can apply until Nov. 20 for financial and technical ... READ MORE
Acupuncture is widely known, but not fully accepted as a form of “go-to” treatment for humans or animals. But whether it be helping a mare overcome unexplained infertility, get a stallion in the right mindset for breeding or bring comfort ... READ MORE
Spiky, Stinging, and Sometimes Deadly
Pasture weeds can reduce forage yields and have been estimated to cost Florida ranchers $180 million annually. Now that's a scary number! What's worse is that some of these weeds have the potential to physically ... READ MORE
Finding ways to extend the grazing season is a top priority for livestock producers in the southeast because grown forages are the cheapest source of feed for our livestock.
Slipping into fall means cooler weather, shorter days, and dormancy ... READ MORE
Join us for this virtual series hosted by the North Florida Livestock Agents Group!
This free event will feature four separate events covering a wide range of information for small ruminant producers. Pre-registration required. Register here: ... READ MORE
For all the might of its $17 billion annual contribution to the Florida economy, I believe the most lasting and far-reaching impact of the University of Florida may be through our 4-H program and the millions of current and former ... READ MORE
Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month
Lantana is a tricky plant in natural areas. There is a Florida native lantana, L. depressa, but unfortunately it is now considered endangered. Majority of lantana found in natural ... READ MORE
Florida’s feed industry works to support food and feed safety, nutrition and the environment, and it plays a critical role in the production of healthy, wholesome products.
The Florida Feed Association, Inc., generously created an endowment ... READ MORE
Above: The sulfur hexafluoride tracer technique allows scientists to measure the amount of methane emitted from the animal’s mouth and nose. Photo credit: Nicolas DiLorenzo
When you first learn that cows produce methane, a greenhouse gas, ... READ MORE