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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
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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

Ropin’ in the Swamp

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April 9, 2009

In this photo released from the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Justin Johnson of Live Oak, Fla., left, and Derrick Davis of Callahan, Fla. rope a steer at the Ropin' in the Swamp competition at UF's Horse ... READ MORE

Category: Livestock, UF/IFAS
Tags: Cows, Horses

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