Livestock producers know that the health and abundance of a quality forage can directly affect the health and productivity of their livestock. Thus, livestock producers often think of themselves as “forage farmers” because they spend a large ... 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
In a world of increasing input costs and changing markets, cow calf producers need to fill their toolbox with as many tools as possible. One of the most economic tools available to producers is Body Condition Score (BCS). The benefits include; ... READ MORE
What is EEE?
The equine encephalitis viruses (EEV) are mosquito transmitted diseases that can cause severe inflammation of the brain (encephalitis) in horses and humans. As the names suggest, Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) most commonly ... READ MORE
What is EEE?
The equine encephalitis viruses (EEV) are mosquito transmitted diseases that can cause severe inflammation of the brain (encephalitis) in horses and humans. As the names suggest, Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) most commonly occurs ... READ MORE
Many people depend on livestock and horses for their livelihood and for companionship. Due to their size and their transportation and shelter needs evacuating livestock can be a challenge. Due to this, it is imperative that you are prepared ... READ MORE
The mole cricket calls start coming in this time of year. This pest is only approximately 1.5 inches long but can cause a number of issues in pastures, forage areas, turf-grass, and vegetable seedlings. In Florida, there are three types of non-native ... READ MORE
Beef cattle production management on Florida operations is different. Folks in agriculture, in Florida, know that it is different from other parts of the country. Our seasons are different, our climate is different. When parts of the country ... READ MORE
Keeping a few chickens in your backyard can be an enjoyable experience that also rewards you with a few eggs. Chickens are easy to keep but must be fed, and housed properly and kept safe from predators.
Cities all over the country are increasingly ... READ MORE
Eastern Equine Encephalitis
Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis
All the above names indicate the same disease spread by mosquitoes. EEE disease resides in the unaffected wild bird population. A mosquito sucks blood from an infected ... READ MORE