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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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Laughter, Lights, and Fun Nights: Seeing the County Fair Through New Eyes


April 6, 2022

March of 2000, wasn’t that a million years ago? That was the last time I walked into the show ring at the Putnam County Fair as a youth exhibitor. Who would have thought I would come back to that same arena as the University of Florida/IFAS ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: 4-H, Auction, Cattle, Children, Community, Cows, Extension, Fair, Kids, Pigs, Putnam County, Swine, Youth

A native of Brazil, this UF/IFAS scientist sees soil as the basis for life

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March 15, 2022

To celebrate National Women’s History Month, we sat down with Maria Silveira, a professor of soil and water sciences at the UF/IFAS Range Cattle Research and Education Center. Born and raised 90 minutes from Sao Paulo, Brazil, Silveira went ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Brazil, Carbon Sequestration, Cattle, Maria Silveira, National Women's Month, Range Cattle Research And Education Center, Soil And Water Sciences, Women In Science
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UF animal scientists receive federal grant to try to increase beef cattle reproduction

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March 14, 2022

Florida’s ranchers raise 895,000 head of adult beef cattle, a sector that directly contributes $511 million in sales revenues to the state and supports an additional $215 million in sales revenues for other industries throughout the state’s ... READ MORE

Category: Livestock, UF/IFAS
Tags: Beef, Cattle, Embryos, Grant, Mario Binelli, Nifa, Peter Hansen, Philipe Moriel, Range Cattle Research And Education Center, Reproduction, Uterus

Beef: Fat Composition & Human Health


February 28, 2022

By Raluca Mateescu, Professor Fat and human health Animal fat has been stigmatized due to an association with several diseases, from cardiovascular diseases to cancer. Consequently, consumption of beef, perceived to have a high fat content, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Animal Research, Animal Science, Beef Cattle, Cattle, Education, Extension, Health, Nutrition

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