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UF Extension gives tips on how to protect livestock during hurricane


September 7, 2017

EDITOR'S NOTE: This information was compiled in 2017 and remains relevant to any future storm preparation and recovery needs. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- While Florida residents scramble to prepare for another hurricane, agriculture operators ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Extension, Featured Hot Topic, Hurricane, Hurricane Irma, Livestock, News
Cattle Grazing

Winter is Coming- Grazing Cool Season Forages


September 1, 2017

What are you going to feed this winter? Bahia and Bermuda grass are our most predominant pasture grasses in Florida which allows for plenty of warm season forage but leaves us short during winter. The solution? Over-seeding pastures with cool ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Ahalbritter, Cattle, Cool Season, Forage, Grazing, Horse, Livestock, Management, NFLAG, Pasture, Winter

Red Imported Fire Ants: Where did they come from and what are my options?


August 23, 2017

They are everywhere. They came from South America in the 1930s and were first reported entering ports in the Panhandle coming in from Brazil. It is the red imported fire ant (RIFA). There are two types of fire ants in this state: the native ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: Farm, Farming, Fire Ants, Invasive, Livestock, Pests, Special Topics
Red imported fire ant

Red Imported Fire Ants: Where did they come from and what are my options?


August 23, 2017

They are everywhere. They came from South America in the 1930s and were first reported entering ports in the Panhandle coming in from Brazil. It is the red imported fire ant (RIFA). There are two types of fire ants in this state: the native ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: Farm, Farming, Fire Ants, Invasive, Livestock, Pests, Special Topics

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