UF/IFAS Extension Central Florida Livestock Agent Group Presents: Beef Cattle Reproduction Management School with Artificial Insemination
If you are a cattle producer who is interested in gaining knowledge that can help you understand your ... READ MORE
Horn flies are one of the most economically damaging external parasites in beef cattle operations in Florida. The summer of 2018 in Levy County is shaping up to be a very active year for horn flies on cattle. Horn flies are dark gray and slightly ... READ MORE
Better with Bees: Inside SeaWorld’s Horticulture Department
When thinking of SeaWorld, your mind may immediately go to one thing: orcas. However, the most common and most diverse living species in the park isn’t aquatic and can be found ... READ MORE
Hurricane season is always a stressful time of year for horse owners. Here are some helpful tips to keep your equine safe and help you prepare.
Before the storm
Core vaccines: (Tetanus, Eastern/Western Equine Encephalomyelitits, West Nile ... READ MORE
With all this rain comes the buzzing of mosquitoes around you and your animals. Here are a few things to know about minimizing mosquitoes on your farm:
Farmers and ranchers can tolerate mosquitoes with a hand slap or the use of mosquito repellent, ... READ MORE
A few years ago at a fruit nursery, the owner was giving me a tour of his orchard and we were tasting the fruits of the season. “You’re gonna love this”, said the owner as he handed me a lemon to taste. Expectedly, it was sour. He then ... READ MORE
Don’t Let A Tick Ruin Your Summer!
Photo source: http://photos.ifas.ufl.edu.
Does the mere thought of ticks make you feel itchy all over? Ticks are not a fun thing to talk about, but we can’t ignore ... READ MORE
Camellias are common throughout Florida landscapes. Although commonly seen as a shrub, there are many shapes and sizes available. This plant also produces a vibrant flower which comes in an assortment of colors, perfect for adding to any landscape.
Identifying ... READ MORE
Hummingbirds are the motorcycles of the bird world. They are small, nimble, and fast. They are brightly colored and their high-speed antics are a delight to watch.
Fortunately it's easy to attract these speed racers to your yard! Hummingbirds ... READ MORE
By Ralph E. Mitchell
I wrote an article awhile back about canna lilies. These perennial plants are so well-adapted to our area and their floral display is orchid-like and abundant. While the blooms are fantastic and come in shades of pink, ... READ MORE