Historically, humans and poultry have interacted in many ways beyond owning chickens as farm animals. From domesticated fowl being used for meat and egg production to fancy breeds being shown in competition, ducks, chickens, turkeys, and other ... READ MORE
Cow/calf breeders produce calves that are then grown and harvested to provide a renewable, healthy, nutritious protein source in the form of beef. Feeding cows and heifers that do not produce a calf each year can severely impact the profitability ... READ MORE
If your pasture production is declining, one of the first steps to take to help solve this problem is collecting a soil sample. The information you gain from this analysis can be used to make necessary adjustments to help you achieve your goal. ... READ MORE
By Tim Wilson and Dr. Marcelo Wallau, UF/IFAS Extension
As we approach the late summer and early fall, it is time to consider our strategies for winter feeding program. Incorporating cool-season forages might be a feasible and productive alternative. ... READ MORE
You are invited to the "2021 UF/IFAS Equine Institute & Allied Trade Show" that will take place on September 29th in Ocala, FL. This full day event includes seminars, live animal demonstrations and a trade show with our allied industry ... READ MORE
As summer comes to a close, St. Johns County 4-H is taking a look back at some of the fun-filled summer day camps that took place. At the end of July, fourteen youth participated in the two-day Animal Science Camp. During this camp, youth learned ... READ MORE
Producers have implemented Best Management Practices (BMPs) that maintain or improve water quality, quantity, and soil conditions on their farms for many years. For the purposes of the Florida Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services ... READ MORE
Why is testing your soil so important?
Some producers have their soils evaluated every year while other may not do it at all. If you submit a soil sample for testing with the UF/IFAS Soils lab you will receive information such as pH, phosphorus ... READ MORE
Water Wednesdays in November focus on Agricultural Best Management Practices (BMPs). Last week, we invited the Livestock Agent, Caitlin Bainum to give us an overview of manure management.
"Adoption of agricultural BMPs is more important than ... READ MORE