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Sin Reproducción No Hay Producción: Cómo Elevar El Nivel De Productividad De Tu Ganado


August 17, 2023

¿Sabías que Florida es el noveno estado con más vacas con cría en Estados Unidos? La producción de ganado para carne fue instrumental en la construcción de la economía del Estado del Sol. Florida fue el primer lugar en la nación en tener ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beef, Bovinos, Calor, Carne, Cattle, Celo, Concepción, Cria, Eficiencia, Enfermedades, Espanol, Estres, Extension, Florida, Ganadería, Ganadero, Ganado, Hato, Ifas, Inmunización, Manejo, Preñez, Prevensión, Rancho, Rentabilidad, Reproducción, Reproductiva, Spanish, UF/IFAS, University, Vacas, Vacuno, Veterinario
Beef cattle in Florida

Striking Zebra Swallowtail Butterfly in Florida Relies on Sound Pasture Management Decisions


May 2, 2023

Pollinators are of extreme importance to our Florida Flatwoods ecosystem. They are responsible for transferring genes of plants from one flower to another increasing fruit set in wild and domesticated species. By doing so, these organisms ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Invasive Species, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, , Wildlife
Tags: Bahiagrass, Butterfly, Cattle, Extension, Florida, Hardee, Pasture, Pawpaw, Soils, Swallowtail, Zebra, Zebra Swallowtail

Un plan de bioseguridad para proteger nuestras aves de corral durante el invierno


December 14, 2022

El invierno llega a Florida, y con este, migraciones de aves silvestres cargando enfermedades virales y bacterianas las cuales pueden enfermar nuestros pollos, codornices, patos, y otras especies a nuestro cuidado. ¿Cómo reducir la posibilidad ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Animales, Aves, Bacteria, Bioseguridad, Corral, Cuarentena, Depredadores, Enfermedades, Extension, Gallinas, Ifas, Infección, Inspeccion, Invierno, Manejo, Patos, Pollos, Salud, Salvaje, Uf, Veterinario, Virus
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Protecting pollinators around the backyard


November 4, 2021

We have all read how important pollinators are to an ecosystem. We have also heard of all the causes for the decline of several species, but maybe we haven’t sat down to think of what we can do to improve their health around our homes. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Backyard, Bee, Biodiversity, Butterflies, Cover Crops, Extension, Flowers, Ifas, Nectar, Pesticide, Plant, Pollinator, Pollinator Garden, Protection, Uf, Wasp, Wildlife
Beef cattle in Florida

Feeding Beef Females: Ensuring that no cow is left behind


September 17, 2021

Winter months can be tricky when it comes to feeding your pregnant or lactating beef cows in Florida. The changing day length, and weather patterns limit grazing options in farms that rely on summer perennial grasses. In Florida summer grasses ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Bahia, Beef, Body, Bosques, Bovine, Cattle, Condition, Cool, County, Cow, Crop, Crops, Decision, Extension, Farm, Farming, Fertilizer, Forage, Grass, Grasses, Grazing, Hardee, Heifer, Heifers, Ifas, Jonael, Lactating, Nutrients, Nutrition, Pasture, Perennial, PH, Pregnant, Ranch, Season, Soil, Summer, Supplement, Sustainability, Winter
Butterhead lettuce. Picture caption: Jonael Bosques, University of Florida.

Breeding the Perfect Crops for Floridians


July 8, 2021

Exploring alternative agricultural uses for your property can be challenging, especially when dealing with plant disease in crop and ornamental production. Often, we get calls from citizens that are acquiring or have acquired land and are unsure ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Ag, Agent, Agriculture, Breed, Breeding, County, Crop, Crops, Faculty, Farmer, Farmers, Farming, Florida, Hardee, Horticulture, Improvement, Improving, Lettuce, Science, Scientist, Specialist
Beef cattle in Florida

Identificando Anaplasmosis en el Hato de Ganado Bovino


April 1, 2021

Anaplasmosis (usualmente referido como piroplasmosis) es una enfermedad que afecta a rumiantes causado por una bacteria de la familia de las riketsias. Anaplasma marginale infecta las células de la sangre y típicamente se identifica como ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Ag, Agricultura, Agro, Anaplasma, Anaplasmosis, Bacteria, Becerro, Bosques, Bovine, Bovino, County, Ectoparasitos, Enfermedad, Espanol, Extension, Finca, Fl, Florida, Ganado, Hardee, Ifas, Jonael, Marginale, Novilla, Parasito, Rancho, Rebaño, Sangre, Spanish, Torete, Toro, Tropical, Uf, Vaca, Vacuno, Vaquilla
Florida farmers and ranchers are also environmentalists. They implement practices to preserve our natural resources. Picture credit: Jonael Bosques, UF/IFAS Extension Hardee County.

Best Management Practices for Agriculture Operators: Showing that we Care


October 1, 2018

All farmers have a significant role in protecting our natural resources. Science based approaches are being taken around the State of Florida to ensure that there is adequate use of water and the impact of our agricultural practices is minimal, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Agriculture, Ecology, Impact, Management, Nature, Stewardship

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