Skip to main content

Category: UF/IFAS

Feeding Beef Females: Ensuring that no cow is left behind

Beef cattle in Florida

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… Read More

Identifying Anaplasmosis in the Cattle Heard

Beef cattle in Florida

Anaplasmosis (also referred as gall sickness) is a disease that affects ruminants caused by bacteria that can infect blood cells. It occurs in warm weather and is a cause for concern in beef cattle farms… Read More

Best Management Practices for Agriculture Operators: Showing that we Care

Florida farmers and ranchers are also environmentalists. They implement practices to preserve our natural resources. Picture credit: Jonael Bosques, UF/IFAS Extension Hardee County.

 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… Read More