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More Days on Pasture: Cool-Season Forage Edition


October 12, 2020

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

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Beef Cattle, Forages, Horses, Livestock, Winter Feeding

Helping Horse Owners Protect Florida’s Springs


September 28, 2020

Florida has nearly 400,000 horses, according to the 2018 survey by the American Horse Council. Many of these horses are managed on small-acreage farms and "ranchettes." In North-Central Florida, the horse population is concentrated in counties ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Ans, BMP, Conservation, Environment, Forage & Pasture, Grazing, Horses, Management, Manure, Natural Resources, Pasture, Water, Water Quality

Animal sciences graduate creates resources for horse owners during COVID-19


June 3, 2020

When Aly Morrison was approached about creating national resources for horse owners on essential equine care and personal preparedness plans during the initial outbreak of COVID-19, she immediately offered her design skills and talents. Since ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Disaster Preparation, Health & Nutrition, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Animal Sciences, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Equine Resources, Extension Outreach, Horses

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