It's that time of year again! 🍉
Watermelon buses are running steady, melons are being harvested and they are available at nearly any local produce stand or grocer. How do you make sure that you are selecting a ripe, sweet watermelon ... READ MORE
Levy County Agricultural Employers
The document linked below from Ed Jennings, Levy County Extension Director and Mark Warren, Levy County Agricultural Row Crops Agent is being provided to offer information and support for travel ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
The largest expense of beef cow production is providing them with adequate nutrition. In North Florida, providing adequate nutrition is usually easy during the warm months with long daylight hours. This is because our pasture grasses grow ... READ MORE
Weed management is needed this time of year. Many Florida pastures are beginning to be invaded by weeds. Everyone would like to maximize forage production from pastures and hay fields while minimizing weed competition, within their budget. There ... READ MORE
Here are some tips for determining winter forage needs of the cow herd.
Forage species, fertilization program, growing conditions, forage maturity, and harvest management all interact to affect forage quality.
Producers often estimate ... READ MORE
Winter pastures of small grains and ryegrass are some of the most nutritious forages grown in Florida. Beef Cattle perform very well on the high protein and energy rich forage.
This added nutrition gives a real boost to overwintering ... READ MORE