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UF scientist tries to reduce heat stress, improve beef production in cattle

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October 18, 2021

ONA, Fla. --- Heat stress impairs animal performance and health, leading to annual losses of $1.2 billion for the dairy, beef and swine industries in the United States. That’s why Philipe Moriel and other University of Florida scientists are ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS
Tags: Animal Sciences, Beef Production, Cattle, Cattle Reproduction, Food, Food Additives, Heat Stress, Livestock Productivity, Philipe Moriel, Range Cattle Research And Education Center, Shade

Applicator Safety, More Than Just Pesticides

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April 29, 2021

One of the main tasks of the Pesticide Information Office, is to help teach pesticide safety, or applicator safety. Applicator safety involves more than just protecting from pesticide exposure. Safety does include understanding the label, PPE, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Heat Stress, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Safety, Safety

What Landscape Professionals Need to Know About Avoiding Heat Stress


July 2, 2019

Heat stress can be a major concern for outdoor workers, especially during the summer months. Heat stress can result in heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps, or heat rashes. Heat rash and cramps are the mildest forms of heat stress. Heat ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Commercial Horticulture, Farm Management, Heat Stress, Landscape Management, Professional Horticulture, ProHort, Swprohort

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