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White Tail Buffet: Wildlife Food Plot Mixes


January 30, 2018

Complimenting livestock operations with game hunting leases is not a new concept. With the popularity of hunting wild game like white tail deer, wild hogs, and other large game, farmers and ranchers can prepare wildlife feeding areas (wildlife ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Forests, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Agriculture, Crops, Food Plots, Forages, Grains, Legumes, Natural Resources, Soils, White-tailed Deer, Wildlife
food plots

An Intro to Wildlife Food Plots


January 5, 2018

Florida’s ranches are home to more than just the intended livestock, a lot of endangered species seek shelter and food amongst these lands. A lot of these animals act as keystone species and their protection is vital to the overall eco system ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Livestock, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Bainum, Conservation, Cool Season, Crops, Deer Plots, Food, Food Plots, Food Production, Game, Grains, Grasses, Legumes, Plots, Ranch, Vegetation, Wildlife
Cover Crops

Utilize Cover Crops to Optimize Soil Quality


November 15, 2017

It is no secret that Florida’s soils are less than ideal from both a nutrient and production standpoint; finding ways to maximize soil health will have production benefits as well as environmental benefits. Utilizing cover crops is a great ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Livestock
Tags: Annual, Bainum, Caitlin, Cattle, Cover, Crops, Equine, Erosion, Fertile, Forage, Herbage, Irrigation, Legumes, Perennial, Planting, Soil, Yield

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