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Vaccine for virus lethal to deer shows promise


October 29, 2020

A viral disease that impacts deer around the country can be devastating, but a vaccine shows promise for the $8 billion per year deer farming industry. The disease, epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus, or EHDV, is the leading cause of herd ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Cervidae Health Research Initiative, CHeRI, Deer, Deer Farming, Deer Farms, EHD, EHDV, White-tailed Deer

White Tail Buffet: Wildlife Food Plot Mixes

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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

Living With Deer


November 9, 2015

Fall is deer rutting (breeding) season in Florida, which means you may see white-tailed deer grazing around your neighborhood. Get to know these creatures and ways to prevent any possible conflict between you and them. More... READ MORE

Category: Forests, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, Wildlife
Tags: Deer, Deer In Florida, Environment Hot Topic, Florida Deer, Forests, Living With Deer, Pest And Disease, White-tailed Deer, Wildlife

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