New Cool-Season Forage Cultivars Released by UF/IFAS

New Cool-Season Forage Cultivars Released by UF/IFAS

Rye Dairymen in the southern Coastal Plain utilize cereal rye as a dairy silage crop. Beef cattlemen also depend on cereal rye for cold tolerant winter forage, and often use it in blends with other winter forages, particularly with ryegrass. The digestibility when...
2019 Cool-Season Forage Variety Recommendations for Florida

2019 Cool-Season Forage Variety Recommendations for Florida

A. Blount, M. Wallau, E. Rios, J. M. B. Vendramini, J. C. B. Dubeux, Md. A. Babar, K. E. Kenworthy, and K. H. Quesenberry, UF/IFAS Agronomy Department Perennial warm-season pasture grasses used in Florida become dormant in late fall and winter because of short days,...
Florida Pasture Endophyte and Mycotoxin Update

Florida Pasture Endophyte and Mycotoxin Update

Over the past several years, livestock ranchers in Florida have reported concerns about animal health issues in cattle, equine, and endangered wildlife that have raised questions about the possibility of toxicity issues associated with forage grasses. With financial...