The UF/IFAS team that has released more than 250 fruit, vegetable and other plant cultivars in the past decade is getting even stronger.
Seven budding scientists from around the world arrived in Florida in August to work with Plant Breeders ... READ MORE
Livestock producers know that the health and abundance of a quality forage can directly affect the health and productivity of their livestock. Thus, livestock producers often think of themselves as “forage farmers” because they spend a large ... READ MORE
Finding ways to extend the grazing season is a top priority for livestock producers in the southeast because grown forages are the cheapest source of feed for our livestock.
Slipping into fall means cooler weather, shorter days, and dormancy ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension is said to be one of the best kept secrets in town, but we don’t want to be a secret. We want everyone to know we are here to help! One of the ways we can help is by providing new forages, research, and resources to ranchers. ... READ MORE
Florida’s flat wood soils in the Bone Valley region are known to be rich in phosphorus. Livestock production has been an important contributor to Florida’s agricultural landscape since its colonization. With the constant findings shed by ... READ MORE
You are invited to the UF/ IFAS Extension Osceola County Beef and Forages Field Day. You don't want to miss out on some important topics and great speakers that will be presenting. Topics will include cool season forages, mycotoxin presence ... READ MORE
Growing forages in the winter and early spring can be challenging in South Central Florida. With short days and limited rain Bahia grass and Hermathria grass go dormant at the peak lactation period of beef females, and if ranchers do not adjust ... READ MORE
White clover is a cool season legume that adds a high-protein supplement to common pasture grasses such as Bahia and Bermuda grasses. White clover is a very nutritious supplement for livestock since it contains 15% protein (on a dry matter ... READ MORE
They both need to get plump?
Actually, the correct answer is Clay Ranch, LLC in Florahome (Putnam County, Florida). Diversification is an essential element to succeed in the agribusiness world today. Chance Clay is a young generation farmer ... READ MORE