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2022 Ram Test

2022 UF/IFAS Ram Test to begin on May 1


March 11, 2022

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida will hold its second Ram Test and Sale this year and interested participants must register by May 1. The Ram Test and Sale is part of a program to grow the sheep and goat industries in the Sunshine ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Animal Research, Animal Science, Livestock Sale, Ram Test, Rams, Sheep, Small Ruminant, UF Animal Science

Temporary Pastures Can Hide Ugly Surprises


October 17, 2014

Using row crop land for cool season grazing is one of the great opportunities for North Florida livestock operations. Early crops come out in time to allow seedbed preparation for planting, and late harvested crops can be aerially over-seeded ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Beef Cattle, Dairy, Equine, Forage, Forage & Pasture, Forages; Livestock, Goats, Livestock, Panhandle Agriculture, Sheep, Small Grain, Temporary Pasture Hazards
perilla mint

Scout Pastures for Toxic Perilla Mint this Fall


September 19, 2014

Perilla mint (perilla frutescnes) aka Beefstakeplant is a toxic weed that typically grows in shady, to partially shaded areas, damp spots, woodland edges, and fence-lines of pastures in the Southeast. Positive identification of this ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Beef Cattle, Dairy, Forage & Pasture, Goats, Horse, Livestock, Panhandle Agriculture, Pasture, Pasture Management, Perilla Mint, Pest Alert, Pest Management, Sheep, Toxic Plants, Weeds

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