Tag: Farm

Farming or Excavating: What are You Actually Doing?

horses in field

Every day, farming and ranching activities pose a safety risk to our buried infrastructure. Today’s equipment is more powerful and can dig deeper. At the same time, erosion and terrain modifications can reduce the soil covering a buried… Read More

Pasture Management School – June 6 and 7, 2018

pasture school

Date and Time Wed, June 6 and 7, 2018 / 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Location Plant Science Research & Education Unit, 2556 West Highway 318, Citra, FL 32113 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cflag-pasture-management-school-tickets-45599338850 Join the UF/IFAS Central Florida Livestock Agent’s Group for a… Read More

Spring Pest Problems

Now that winter’s end is in sight, we can look forward to the consistently warmer weather and the explosion of emerging plant life that comes with it. While this wondrous spring event is happening it also coincides with… Read More

The Seminole Garden Project

Seminole Garden Project

Youth in Marion County, Florida are facing a widening gap in their understanding of food systems, specifically, how food comes from the farm to the table.  Over the last 200 years, food production in the U.S. has become… Read More

Sediment and Erosion Control

Soil and Water Erosion

As described in the Equine Best Management Practices manual, sediment and erosion control measures are permanent or temporary practices to prevent sediment loss from fields, slow water flow, and/or trap and collect debris and sediments in runoff water…. Read More