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Pastured ‘wild’ horses to cost U.S. $1 billion by 2030, researchers warn in report

August 26, 2013

Click here for high resolution image. Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Captive “wild” horses will cost U.S. taxpayers $1 billion by 2030 if federal management approaches don’t change, according to a new report by a pair ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Bureau Of Land Management, Horses, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Madan Oli, Montana State University, National Research Council, Robert Garrott, University Of Florida, Wild Horses, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Concerns

July 29, 2013

Good Morning! Are you familiar with Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)? EEE is vectored by mosquitoes and a concern for Florida residents, particularly during the summer months. The Florida Department of Health posts weekly updates regarding ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Livestock, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Research, Work & Life
Tags: Arbovirus, Diptera, Mosquitoes, Pest Alert

UF study: Florida’s agricultural and natural resources industries remain strong since recession

July 17, 2013

Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Florida’s agriculture, natural resources and related food industries provided a $104 billion impact on the state in 2011 and have continued to improve since the 2008 recession, according to a new ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Forests, Livestock, UF/IFAS
Tags: Agriculture, Alan Hodges, Economic Impact, Food And Resource Economics, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Natural Resources, University Of Florida

2013 Dairy Goat U

March 26, 2013

I have attached flyers for two Dairy Goat workshops. One is in April and one is in May! If you are interested the contact information is on the registration form. For details or questions contact Haley Worley at theOkaloosa County Extension ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Livestock

Horse Clinic Saturday 2/16/13

February 13, 2013

Edie Elder will be having a Horse Clinic on Saturday the 16th from 10 AM- 12 PM. If you plan to attend contact Edie and let her know. This will be great practice if you plan on participating in the Area A Horse Show. READ MORE

Category: Events, Livestock

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