Grazing management: The manipulation of grazing in pursuit of a specific objective or set of objectives. Grazing management is important to provide persistent and good forage to meet the needs of a plant and animal in a livestock operation.
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Join us at the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County office for some fun learning experiences this November! Below is our current class list for the month.
Pasture Management for Horse Pastures & Paddocks
November 1 | 6:30 pm – 8 pm
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The definition of a weed is a plant growing where it is not wanted. Weeds in a pasture can limit productivity, reduce forage growth, and cause livestock harm. Weeds and forage grasses are constantly competing for resource and can be costly for ... READ MORE
Join us at the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County Office for some fun learning experiences this May! Below is our current class list for the month.
Charcuterie Board Basics - Mother's Day Edition
May 3 | 6 pm to 8 pm
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If your pasture production is declining, one of the first steps to take to help solve this problem is collecting a soil sample. The information you gain from this analysis can be used to make necessary adjustments to help you achieve your goal. ... READ MORE
It is extremely difficult to control something when you don’t know what it is! We can’t make an effective herbicide recommendation or cultural activity recommendation without knowing what plant/weed we are dealing with. But how do you find ... READ MORE
The prickly pear cactus (Opuntia spp.) offers a sharp reminder that cacti don’t just reside in dry, desert climates. Instead, this cactus has a home in the wet, southeast with some species native to Florida. It is a shrub forming cactus that ... READ MORE
What is Broomsedge Bluestem?
Broomsedge bluestem, Andropogon virginicus L., is a native warm season perennial bunch grass that prefers to grow in areas with sandy, moist soils that have low fertility. It is considered to be an indicator plant, ... READ MORE
Florida Pusley - Weed of the Week
Florida Pusley is a troublesome weed that is found in both fields and pastures on a regular basis. It grows low to the ground and rarely infests fields with good grass or ground cover, but can quickly take ... READ MORE
We are ditching the cooler weather of winter and jumping in to the beginning of our warm-season. Spring is the time to be focusing on prepping your pastures for optimal grass production. Hopefully in the past year you have utilized the best ... READ MORE