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Food is Our Middle Name podcast: What’s the deal with…all those cows?

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December 16, 2022

COWS! We all scream as we drive past a field of cows along the Turnpike. Ok, maybe not all of us but I know my family loves a good cow sighting. But what are all of those cows for? Are those the cows we eat or cows that produce milk?   UF/IFAS’s ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Beef Cattle, Cattle, Cattle Industry, Florida Cattlemen's Association, Rancher, Ranchers

Herd Bull Selection

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November 9, 2022

Purchasing bulls can be fun and nerve-wracking all at the same time.  But keeping a few key points in mind as you go into the bull buying process can ease some of that anxiety.  One of the most important reproductive management decisions for ... READ MORE

Category: Livestock
Tags: Bull Selection, Cattle

Upping your BULL POWER?

August 9, 2022

Bull sale season is just around the corner as fall approaches, are you looking for a new bull to up your bull power in your herd? Most producers think that the most important selection for their herd should be placed on their replacement heifers, ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Animals, Cattle, Livestock, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

UF scientist wins federal grant to reduce heat stress, improve beef production in cattle

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July 14, 2022

Every year across the country, heat causes $300 million in damage to cattle, ample reason for University of Florida scientists to try to cool the animals and increase their beef production. The newest scientific effort will be led by Philipe ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Animal Sciences Department, Calves, Cattle, Cow-calf, Cows, Gestation, Grant, Heat, Heat Mitigation, National Institute Of Food And Agriculture, Philipe Moriel, Pregnancy, Range Cattle Research And Education Center, Stress, Weaning

UF/IFAS researchers will use AI to assess livestock mobility

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June 16, 2022

University of Florida scientists want to assess livestock mobility faster and more accurately, ultimately helping farm animal health and production. To do so, they’ll use artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze high-definition video of ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: #aiatuf, Analysis, Animal Sciences, Artificial Intelligence, Cattle, Gait, Genome, Horses, Locomotion, Mobility, Samantha Brooks, Swine, Video

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