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 Northeast Florida Small Farms Network connects livestock producers and growers to a resource-network focused on diversified and economically sustainable agriculture. Facilitated by the UF/IFAS Agriculture Extension agent of Nassau County, ... READ MORE
Many may remember the mad cow disease epidemic in the United Kingdom during the mid-nineties. But what is mad cow disease and where did it come from? Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) or commonly referred to as mad cow disease is a fatal ... READ MORE
National Pasture Lease Information
Pasture leasing is an annual expense that needs to be factored into annual budgets. The national average cash rent pasture rates in 2017 are $12.50/acre, which is a decrease of $0.50/acre in comparison of ... READ MORE
Between 600,000 to 800,000 tons of hay are produced every year
Domestic grazing animals such as cattle, horses, and goats require conserved forage to maintain weight and health through winter months when temperatures deter forage growth. Hay ... READ MORE