This is probably one of our most asked questions, especially by families first wanting to join 4-H.
The fair is an important aspect for many of our 4-H members and we strongly believe in the lessons learned from the barn. However, the process ... READ MORE
What is Cracker Day?
After two years’ hiatus due to some creepy crawly virus, Cracker Day returns with a vengeance. Where else can you go to eat beef that’s been slow-grilled over Blackjack oak all night long, enjoy professional bull ... READ MORE
Winter months can be tricky when it comes to feeding your pregnant or lactating beef cows in Florida. The changing day length, and weather patterns limit grazing options in farms that rely on summer perennial grasses. In Florida summer grasses ... READ MORE
Anaplasmosis (also referred as gall sickness) is a disease that affects ruminants caused by bacteria that can infect blood cells. It occurs in warm weather and is a cause for concern in beef cattle farms in Central and South Florida. Even in ... READ MORE
There are several markets for cattle, however, one approach is to take them to a stockyard and auction them off for the “going rate.” It is difficult to define the “going rate” since that depends on the several variables including the ... READ MORE