Join us for a day full of learning at the 2023 Spring Forage Field Day. We will be covering topics on coll-season forages, bahiagrass fertilization, and mycotoxin in warm-season perennial grasses.
Date: Thursday, March 23, 2023
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Cool-season legumes grow during the late fall and spring. During winter the warm-season perennial grasses go dormant making cool-season legume and grasses a helpful source of forage for livestock operations.
Soil characteristic that are most ... READ MORE
Rangelands in Florida are land with native vegetation that have adapted to Florida’s conditions and during the winter months these rangelands are grazed by livestock.
Florida is home to 350 native grass species, but no native grasses are ... READ MORE
Grazing management: The manipulation of grazing in pursuit of a specific objective or set of objectives. Grazing management is important to provide persistent and good forage to meet the needs of a plant and animal in a livestock operation.
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The definition of a growth habitat is the type of stem and the positioning of the stem. The plant morphology structure and characteristic that determines growth habitat are rhizomes, stolons and tillers. The sod forming grasses that have rhizomes ... READ MORE
In Florida, warm-season perennial grasses provide adequate forage during the summer months, but both forage quality and quantity are limited in the winter months. During the winter months warm-season perennial grasses go dormant because of shorter ... READ MORE
Warm-season perennial grasses cover most of the state of Florida and can be a wonderful tool in a livestock production system. Warm-season perennial grasses can be utilized for grazing and hay production. Hay production allows the surplus of ... READ MORE
Preparing for a horse show can be time consuming and fears of having forgotten to pack something important can be stressful. Here is a helpful basic checklist to make packing and your show day go smoother.
The Osceola County Fair is almost here! The Kissimmee Valley Livestock Show and Osceola County Fair is held February 11-20th. The Osceola County Fair is a great place to come out and support Osceola County 4-H and FFA members who work hard all ... READ MORE
What is biosecurity? Biosecurity are management practices that are used to prevent the introduction and spread of disease on your operation. Developing a biosecurity plan is an essential part of maintaining healthy livestock as well as profitability ... READ MORE