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Livestock Predation: Identifying the culprits

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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

Impacts of an Invasive Ecosystem Engineer Upon Wetlands and Aquatic Communities Across a Subtropical Agroecosystem

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December 11, 2020

by Wes Anderson, PhD Candidate UF/IFAS Range Cattle Research and Education Center As my time in Florida draws to a close, I’m excited to share the research I’ve conducted over my years as a PhD student at UF. I began assisting ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Feral Swine, Rangeland, Raoul Boughton, Wes Anderson, Wetlands

UF/IFAS RCREC Graduate Student Highlight: Tyler Buckley

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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

Effects of prescribed fire on cattle use and foraging behavior

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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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