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Pasture school for livestock

No. FL Pasture Management School

The North Florida Pasture Management School held January 18 and 19, 2018 was a great success.

Faculty from the University of Florida and local, experienced pasture management experts covered topics which included

Pasture Management School

UF/IFAS Photo by Tyler Jones.

  • Soils
  • Fertilization
  • Climate effects
  • Diseases
  • Varieties
  • Measuring forage quantity & quality
  • Poisonous pasture plants
  • Weed management
  • Pasture insect control

Participants had an opportunity to go on field trips and see real world applications of the topics listed above.
Four (4) Pesticide CEUs (continuing education units) were available.

Scheduled to speak were Anthony Drew, UF-IFAS Extension; Dr. Marcelo Wallau, UF-IFAS Agronomy Dept.; Dr. Matt Hersom, UF-IFAS Animal Sciences; Kevin Korus, UF-IFAS Extension; Alicia Halbritter, UF-IFAS Extension; Ed Jennings, UF-IFAS Extension; Dr. Stacy Strickland, UF-IFAS Extension; Clay Cooper, UF-IFAS Extension; Dr. Cindy Sanders, UF-IFAS Extension; Jane Griffin, UF-IFAS Extension.

The cost was $50 for the two day event which included lunch for both days, break refreshments and notebooks.

Levy County FacebookIf you would be interested in participating in the 2019 North Florida Pasture Management School, send us your email address for our agricultur-livestock mailing list. To keep up-to-date with all the goings on at the Levy County Extension office  follow us on Facebook.

If you have any pasture or livestock questions relating to Levy County please feel free to contact Ed Jennings, UF/IFAS Extension Director for Levy County at (352) 486-5131 or by email at