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UF animal scientists receive federal grant to try to increase beef cattle reproduction


March 14, 2022

Florida’s ranchers raise 895,000 head of adult beef cattle, a sector that directly contributes $511 million in sales revenues to the state and supports an additional $215 million in sales revenues for other industries throughout the state’s ... READ MORE

Category: Livestock, UF/IFAS
Tags: Beef, Cattle, Embryos, Grant, Mario Binelli, Nifa, Peter Hansen, Philipe Moriel, Range Cattle Research And Education Center, Reproduction, Uterus

Swarming: The Natural Reproductive Process of a Honey Bee Colony


March 9, 2022

One of the world's most prolific species of pollinators, the honey bee, is arguably the most important insect species known to mankind​. However, despite their immeasurable importance in the role of food production, they often have a negative ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: Agriculture, Bee, Bee Info, Beekeeping, Bees, Colonies, Colony, Hive, Hives, Honey, Honey Bee, Livestock, Nectar, Organism, Pollen, Pollinators, Reproduction, Spring, Swarm, Swarming, Swarms
Horse Breeding

Getting Ready for Breeding


January 26, 2018

Even though horses are faster, stronger, and more competitive (as a whole) than at any other time in history, equine reproductive efficiency is the lowest of all domestic animals. For owners and managers whose primary concern is “settling” ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock
Tags: Anestrus, Autumnal Transition, Breeders, Breeding Season, Broodmare, Equine, Foals, Gestation, Heat, Horse, Mare, Ovulation, Reproduction, Shuffitt, Vernal Transition

Pollen and Allergy Season: The Price We Pay for Living in a Lush Landscape


March 24, 2015

It’s that time of year again, that time when your car changes color like a chameleon in order to mimic the surrounding landscape. Anything that stands still long enough will become coated with a light green to yellow dust. What is this dust ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Allergies, Dust, General Gardening, Native Plants, Panhandle Gardening, Pollen, Pollinators, Reproduction, Spring 2015, Trees

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