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Understanding Animal Welfare Through Behavior

Animal welfare within the food and agriculture industries has become increasingly important to consumers. For animal researchers like Emily Miller-Cushon, Assistant Professor of Animal Behavior in the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences, studying animal welfare has been her… Read More

Vitamin D and Improved Immune Response in Cattle

In the cattle industry, infectious diseases of cattle can result in major economic losses, reduced well-being of the animals, and requires producers to increase their use of antimicrobials. Corwin Nelson, associate professor in the UF/IFAS Department of Animal… Read More

Freezing Milk and Dairy Products

I am receiving a lot of phone calls and emails about freezing milk and dairy products.  It is important that we support our local agriculture community including our dairy farmers.  According to MyPlate individuals should make Dairy part… Read More

Freezing Milk and Dairy Products

I am receiving a lot of phone calls and emails about freezing milk and dairy products.  It is important that we support our local agriculture community including our dairy farmers.  According to MyPlate individuals should make Dairy part… Read More

What Is Pasteurization?

You’ve probably seen the terms “pasteurized” or “ultra-pasteurized” on dairy and juice products before. Maybe you know that pasteurization, named for the French scientist Louis Pasteur, involves heating something to temperatures that kill or inactivate any nasty microorganisms… Read More

Scout Pastures for Toxic Perilla Mint this Fall

Perilla mint (perilla frutescnes) aka Beefstakeplant is a toxic weed that typically grows in shady, to partially shaded areas, damp spots, woodland edges, and  fence-lines of pastures in the Southeast. Positive identification of this weed has been made… Read More