In the Field Episode 1 – Hay Sampling for Forage Quality

In the Field Episode 1 – Hay Sampling for Forage Quality

Check out Escambia County Extension’s newest video series called “In The Field.” These videos are aimed to educate producers in row crops, forages, livestock, and natural resources about practical management skills they can implement into their operation....
Goatweed Control in Pastures and Hayfields

Goatweed Control in Pastures and Hayfields

Goatweed (Figure 1), also known as sweet broom (Scoparia dulcis) has been a problem in Florida pastures and hayfields for many years.  Dense infestations of goatweed are quite common throughout the state.  In most cases where goatweed density is extremely high, the...
Sunbelt Ag Expo October 15-17

Sunbelt Ag Expo October 15-17

The Sunbelt Ag Expo is coming up October 15-17 in Moultrie, GA – make plans to attend “North America’s Premier Farm Show”®. While you are at the Expo stop by the UF/IFAS building. This year the UF/IFAS building will feature five educational, interactive...
UGA Forage Pest Alert for Armyworms & Stem Maggots

UGA Forage Pest Alert for Armyworms & Stem Maggots

Dennis Hancock, UGA Forage Extension Specialist BE ON THE LOOKOUT! Fall Armyworms and Bermudagrass Stem Maggot have been spotted at treatable levels in fertilized pastures and hayfields in Central & Southern Georgia! (Editor’s note:  These pests generally...
Monday Feature:  Fence-Line Hay Feeders

Monday Feature: Fence-Line Hay Feeders

This week’s featured video was published by the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture to share a new concept they have been studying.  They have been doing research on different types of fence line hay feeders.  The basic idea is that hay is placed in...
Strategies for an Adequate Forage Supply this Winter

Strategies for an Adequate Forage Supply this Winter

Marcelo Wallau, UF/IFAS Forage Extension Specialist and Doug Mayo, Jackson County Extension Director The Florida Panhandle has been suffering through a drought that has reduced early season hay production. With summer halfway over, it is important to have a good...