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Technical and Financial Assistance Available for Producers to Implement Agriculture Best Management Practices (BMPs) in Central Florida


June 24, 2021

Producers have implemented Best Management Practices (BMPs) that maintain or improve water quality, quantity, and soil conditions on their farms for many years. For the purposes of the Florida Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Livestock, Water
Tags: Ag BMP, Agriculture, Best Management Practices, Cost Share, Water, Water Quality, Water Quantity

Water Wednesdays Recap – Manure Management


November 3, 2020

Water Wednesdays in November focus on Agricultural Best Management Practices (BMPs). Last week, we invited the Livestock Agent, Caitlin Bainum to give us an overview of manure management. "Adoption of agricultural BMPs is more important than ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Ag BMP, Caitlin Bainum, Composting, Livestock, Manure Management, UF IFAS Extension Water Agents, Water, Water RSA, Water Wednesdays, Yilin Zhuang

Poisonous Plants and Your Animals


November 27, 2019

As a livestock agent with UF/IFAS Lake County Extension, I field a lot of questions about pasture weeds. Our warm climate and long growing season leave Florida pastures vulnerable to both native and invasive weed species. In fact, weeds in pastures ... READ MORE

Category: Livestock

Cattle


October 9, 2017

By Megan Mann, Livestock and Natural Resources agent The word “cowboy” often evokes images of the old west…but in truth cattle in America could be more accurately associated with the “old east”. Ponce de Leon, of fountain of youth ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock
Tags: Beef, Cattle, Cowboy, Megan Mann

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