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42nd Annual Volusia County Farm Tour

October 27, 2023

November 17, 2023 from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm The Volusia County Farm Tour has been a popular fall tradition since 1981. The agriculture industry is the silent engine of the Volusia County economy where local farmers create jobs, feed families ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Horticulture, Livestock,
Tags: Agriculture, Cattle, Central District, Farm Tour, Food, Horses, Livestock, Volusia County

‘Invisible fence’ keeps cattle on ranch, helps protect environment

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October 18, 2023

For decades, Jim Strickland has managed and operated Blackbeard’s Ranch in Myakka City. As much as he cares about his cattle, he sees himself as an environmental steward. Strickland, 68, has been in the cattle business since he was a child. ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Artificial Intelligence, Blackbeard's Ranch, Cattle, Cell Towers, Computer, Fence, Florida Wildlife Corridor, GPS, GPS Collars, Invisible Fence, Jim Strickland, Joao Vendramini, Movement, Myakka City, Prec-ag, Precision Agriculture, Range Cattle Research And Education Center, Wetlands, Wildlife

Genomics: Transforming the Beef Industry

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September 20, 2023

By Raluca Mateescu, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida Genomics is the field dedicated to exploring DNA's structure, function, evolution, and genetic composition in animals. It encompasses the entirety of genes and genetic ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Animal Genetics, Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Ans, Beef Cattle, Cattle, Genetics, Research, UF Animal Science

The Power of Livestock Judging

September 19, 2023

Being involved in 4-H allows various opportunities for youth to be engaged, it allows them the opportunity to explore careers, express ideas, and allows them to develop life skills. Through the involvement in 4-H, members are able serve on the ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, 4-h Livestock, Agriculture, Animals, Cattle, Farm, Livestock, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County
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Sin Reproducción No Hay Producción: Cómo Elevar El Nivel De Productividad De Tu Ganado

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August 17, 2023

¿Sabías que Florida es el noveno estado con más vacas con cría en Estados Unidos? La producción de ganado para carne fue instrumental en la construcción de la economía del Estado del Sol. Florida fue el primer lugar en la nación en tener ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beef, Bovinos, Calor, Carne, Cattle, Celo, Concepción, Cria, Eficiencia, Enfermedades, Español, Estres, Extension, Florida, Ganadería, Ganadero, Ganado, Hato, IFAS, Inmunización, Manejo, Preñez, Prevensión, Rancho, Rentabilidad, Reproducción, Reproductiva, Spanish, UF-IFAS, University, Vacas, Vacuno, Veterinario

Raising the Bar: How to Improve Beef Cattle Reproduction for a More Viable Operation

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August 16, 2023

Did you know that Florida ranks 9th in the nation when it comes to cow-calf numbers? Beef cattle production was instrumental in building Florida’s economy. Our state was the first to have a beef industry, and today, more than 500 years after ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Beef, Beef Cattle, Breeding, Bull, Cattke, Cattle, Cow, Economics, Extension, Farming, Florida, Health, IFAS, Life, Meat, Production, Ranch, Ranching, Rural, Science, Soundness, Technology, UF-IFAS

Relationships with ranchers key for new state beef cattle economics agent

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June 5, 2023

Hannah Baker attributes her love of cattle to one moment as a child. “My great-grandfather took us out to see twin calves that had been born from one of his mama cows,” said Baker, who was raised in Adel, Georgia. “That was when I knew ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Beef Cattle Economics, Best Management Practices, Cattle, Hannah Baker, Market, Ranchers, Range Cattle Research And Education Center, Statewide Specialized Extension Agent

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