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Tactics on Preventing Small Ruminant Footrot


April 18, 2022

Small Ruminant footrot is caused by an infection from two organisms: Dichelobacter Nodosus and Fusobacterium Necrophorum. Fusobacterium necrophorum is in most sheep and goat environments and can set the stage for footrot to occur. Dichelobacter ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Footrot, Infection, P, Prevention, Tactics, Treatment

VIRTUAL FARM TOURS: BRINGING IN-PERSON TRADITIONS TO SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS


April 10, 2022

2022 - Central District All Faculty Symposium – Agriculture M. Pinkerton and J.K. Yarborough, UF/IFAS Extension, Seminole County, Sanford, FL Situation: In Seminole County, Farm Tour is a long-time tradition, held for over 20 years, to ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock
Tags: 2022, 2022 Central District Symposium, 2022 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Ag, Agriculture, Extension, Ifas Extension, J.K. Yarborough, M. Pinkerton, Morgan Pinkerton, Seminole Co.

CAN EQUINE STUDENTS ACCURATELY ESTIMATE BODY WEIGHT OF HORSES?


April 10, 2022

2022 - Central District All Faculty Symposium – Agriculture S.C. Johnson, UF/IFAS Extension, Sumter County, Bushnell, FL Situation: Most veterinary medications are dosed according to body weight of the animal. Concerns with antibiotic ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2022, 2022 Central District Symposium, 2022 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Ag, Agriculture, Extension, Horses, Ifas Extension, S.C. Johnson, Shayna Chewning Johnson, Sumter Co.
cattle on the farm

Laughter, Lights, and Fun Nights: Seeing the County Fair Through New Eyes


April 6, 2022

March of 2000, wasn’t that a million years ago? That was the last time I walked into the show ring at the Putnam County Fair as a youth exhibitor. Who would have thought I would come back to that same arena as the University of Florida/IFAS ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: 4-H, Auction, Cattle, Children, Community, Cows, Extension, Fair, Kids, Pigs, Putnam County, Swine, Youth
Chickens in pasture

Pollos de Corral: Bioseguridad


April 1, 2022

Es importante mantener una parvada de pollos de corral saludable. Un pollo enfermo puede infectar a toda la parvada con una enfermedad, creando problemas que pueden, en ciertos casos, resultar en la muerte. Para ayudarnos a minimizar el riesgo ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Health & Nutrition, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Biosecurity, Chicken Health, En Espanol, Español, Polk County FL, Polksmallfarms, Pollos De Corral, Small Farms, UF-IFAS
Chickens in pasture

Backyard Chickens: Biosecurity


April 1, 2022

It is important to maintain a healthy backyard flock. One unhealthy chicken can infect the entire flock with a disease, creating problems that can, in certain cases, result in death. To help us minimize the risk of diseases and pest infestations, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Health & Nutrition, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Backyard Chickens, Biosecurity, Chicken Health, Polk County FL, Polk Small Farms, Small Farms, UF-IFAS

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