Kalyn Waters

Author's details

Name: Kalyn Waters
Date registered: February 11, 2016
URL: http://holmes.ufl.ifas.edu

Biography

Holmes County Extension Director working in the areas of Agricultural Management in row crop, natural resources, livestock and forage production. Specialized in Beef Cattle Production in the area of reproductive, nutritional and finical management.

Latest posts

  1. Cattlemen Conversations: An Educational Video Series for Cattle Producers — April 27, 2018
  2. Weed of the Week: Lantana — April 13, 2018
  3. Spring Field Day and Cattlemen’s Social – April 21 — April 13, 2018
  4. Weed of the Week: Prickly Pear Cactus — April 6, 2018
  5. Weed of the Week: Spiderwort — March 16, 2018

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Cattlemen Conversations: An Educational Video Series for Cattle Producers

Cattle producers are required to navigate a diverse range of management challenges, and make decisions that impact not only their current production cycle, but have lasting impact for years to come. For this reason, producers need to be current on trends, technologies, markets, nutrition, health, reproduction and more! In order to create a convenient, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/04/27/cattlemen-conversations-an-educational-video-series-for-cattle-producers/

Weed of the Week: Lantana

 

First introduced into the southern states as a perennial ornamental, Lantana is easily identified during the growing season by its vibrant multi-colored flowers. Currently, Lantana is listed as one of the top 10 more troublesome weeds in Florida, with documented occurrences in 58 of 67 counties. While it is still sold as an ornamental, commercially …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/04/13/weed-of-the-week-lantana/

Spring Field Day and Cattlemen’s Social – April 21

The Holmes County Cattlemen’s Association and UF/IFAS Extension Holmes County are excited to present the Spring Field Day and Cattlemen’s Social on April 21, 2018. This event will be hosted at the Williams’ Farm hay barn near the Poplar Springs High School. The field day portion will run from 3 P.M. until 5:30 P.M.CST with the social …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/04/13/spring-field-day-and-cattlemens-social-april-21/

Weed of the Week: Prickly Pear Cactus

Prickly Pear Cactus is not a pasture weed issue everywhere in Florida, but if you have them, they can be one of the most difficult weeds to control. Prickly Pear Cactus can reproduce through fragmentation, meaning that each pad can separate from the “mother plant” and set roots, and become a new plant. Because Prickly Pear Cactus …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/04/06/weed-of-the-week-prickly-pear-cactus/

Weed of the Week: Spiderwort

Found across the eastern half of the United States, Spiderwort (Tradescantia ohiensis Raf.) is a perennial species with fleshy stems and long grass-like leaves. Known to some as “Free From God Flowers” due to its purple flower clusters, it is not such a blessing to pasture owners and hay producers. Spiderwort is an issue for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/03/16/weed-of-the-week-spiderwort/

Weed of the Week: Crabgrass

 

Crabgrass plays dual roles in the forage systems of the southeast. In many cases, it is considered to be a weed when it is causing competition issues in Bahia and Bermuda grass pastures. However, it also has potential as a forage and hay crop. There are two widely recognized species of crabgrass: Hairy or Large …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/03/02/weed-of-the-week-crabgrass/

Weed of the Week: Dogfennel

If you don’t know Dogfennel by name, odds are you have seen it! Dogfennel is a common pest in pastures in the Southeastern U.S.  Dogfennel is especially troublesome in pastures that are overgrazed, with poor fertility. It is an aggressive native perennial that is found in the Southeastern United States. While some believe that Dogfennel is only …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/02/23/weed-of-the-week-dogfennel/

Weed of the Week: Common Ragweed

Ragweed is a native plant of North America. It is a herbaceous plant that is common in tropical and subtropic environments, belonging to the Asteraceae family. Common in roadsides, canal banks, ditches, near buildings and in poorly managed lawns, it is also a major issue for cultivated fields in many areas of Florida. Flowering …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/02/16/weed-of-the-week-common-ragweed/

Weed of the Week: Arrowleaf Sida “Teaweed”

Arrowleaf Sida is commonly known as teaweed, ironweed, or southern sida. It is a spring emerging broadleaf commonly found in pastures, pinelands, hammocks, and disturbed areas. Arrowleaf Sida is a native plant found from South Carolina, throughout Florida, and as far west as Mississippi. It has drought resistance and adaptability to a wide variety of soil …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/02/02/weed-of-the-week-arrowleaf-sida-teaweed/

Weed of the Week: Chinese Tallow

Chinese Tallow is an invasive tree that is now well established in the Southern United States. It first became a concern in natural areas, due to its invasive nature and adverse effect on native communities of plants. Chinese tallow was first recognized as an issue in the Carolinas in the 1970s, and since has spread through …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/01/26/weed-of-the-week-chinese-tallow/

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