By SARAH BOSTICK Sustainable Agriculture Agent UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County Ranchers from across southern Florida gathered for a day of learning, networking, and tours of the forage research projects being conducted by University of Florida professors and graduate… Read More
Manatee County has a rich history in celebrating Farm City Week. Each year this week is filled with agricultural events and celebrations for the community to enjoy. One unique event is the Manatee County Farm City Week Beef… Read More
This annual event focuses on equine production as it relates to sport and recreational horses. This year’s event will be held on September 19th from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion, 2232 NE Jacksonville… Read More
Join us for this exciting event at the Baker County Fairgrounds! You can purchase tickets HERE!
Cool-season forages can be a great opportunity to improve livestock gain while reducing feed costs during the winter months. Many cool-season forages also have greater total digestible nutrient content and crude protein when compared to summer perennial grasses… Read More
August is typically the hottest month of the year in Florida so it may seem crazy to be planning for the cool-season. But now is definitely the time to finalize your winter grazing plan. Maintaining a successful operation… Read More
Proper grazing management is the best insurance on bahiagrass pastures, but re-establishment is sometimes necessary. Follow an 8″ and 3″ rule: when the grass reaches 8″ allow horses to graze, and when it reaches 3″ remove animals from… Read More
Grazing management is often defined as the manipulation of livestock grazing methods to reach the overall desired results. The way you manage your grazing system can be determined by the type of forage species on your operation, the… Read More