Check out our newest video series called “In The Field.” These videos are aimed to educate producers in row crops, forages, livestock, and natural resources about practical management skills they can implement into their operation. Episode 1, “Hay… Read More
Smell and color are clues, but not determinants of hay quality. The only way to be sure of hay quality is by testing for nutritional measures. Then match those with the nutritional demands of individual horses.
Introduction Feeding hay to livestock, including small ruminants and horses, is a common management practice in northeast Florida. Hay production is a large part of the agriculture economy and winters are cold enough to stop the growth of… Read More
UF/IFAS partnered with local rancher Chance Clay to conduct a potato silage trial for beef cattle. Livestock Agent with St. John’s County (Tim Wilson), UF Animal Science Beef Specialist (Matt Hersom) and Agriculture Agent with Putnam/Flagler County (Wendy… Read More
Everyone likes a good bargain, but when it comes to hay, low price often equates to poorer quality. Because hay is often sold by the bale, the amount of savings from the “good bargain” can be reduced substantially… Read More