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UF research finds genetic markers for cattle health, growth

By DeLene Beeland New University of Florida research findings could improve cattle breeding by giving ranchers desirable traits such as faster animal growth and greater resistance against disease. In their study, researchers uncovered links between… Read More

Cattle care checklist: before and after the storm

Cattle care checklist: before and after the storm with UF/IFAS Extension livestock specialist, Doug Mayo Before the storm Preparing the pasture Secure loose objects or remove them from pastures. If possible, avoid placing cattle in… Read More

UF/IFAS Researchers Solicit Help from Florida Ranchers, Dairy Farmers in New Survey

Calling all Florida beef cattle ranchers and dairy farm operators – University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences economists want to document your importance to the state, and need your help to do… Read More