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Livestock Predation: Identifying the culprits


June 16, 2021

By: Hannah Fox, Intern UF/IFAS Range Cattle Research and Education Center Livestock loss, and calf loss in particular, is a major issue in Florida. According to the USDA 2015 report on livestock loss, operations in Florida suffered a 4% ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: Beef Cattle Management, Bethany Wight, Hance Ellington, Hannah Fox, Livestock Predation, Predation, Predator Identification

UF/IFAS RCREC Graduate Student Highlight: Tyler Buckley


April 9, 2020

By: Bethany Wight, Biologist UF/IFAS Range Cattle Research and Education Center Charles “Tyler” Buckley grew up on the coast of Georgia in Savannah, which holds a strong place in his heart and he hopes to return there someday. Growing ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Invasive Species, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Bethany Wight, Student Highlight, Tyler Beckley

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/15/20 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. The personal health and safety of everyone in the ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Covid-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic

Differences in Selenium and Copper Metabolism between Brahman and Angus cattle


September 18, 2019

by Juliana Ranches, Ph.D. Candidate, UF Animal Sciences, UF/IFAS Range Cattle Research and Education Center, Ona Copper and selenium are trace minerals required for cattle's optimum performance. Selenium works as an important antioxidant, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock
Tags: Beef Cattle Management, Beef Cattle Nutrition, Black Angus, Brahman, Cattle Diet, Copper, Mineral Supplementation, Selenium

Effects of prescribed fire on cattle use and foraging behavior


March 20, 2019

by Britt Smith, Postdoctoral Research Associate working jointly with Archbold Biological Station and the UF/IFAS Range Cattle REC on the USDA Long Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) Project Fire is a historic and important disturbance ... READ MORE

Category: Farm Management, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Beef Cattle Management, Britt Smith, Cattle Behavior, Prescribed Fire

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