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,...
Sunn Hemp: A Fast Growing Annual Forage Legume

Sunn Hemp: A Fast Growing Annual Forage Legume

Jose Dubeux, João Vendramini, L. Garcia, D. Jaramillo, E. Santos, F. van Cleef, UF/IFAS Agronomy Department – Introduction Warm-season perennial grasses are the most used forages in Florida; however, nitrogen (N) fertilization is needed to maintain their...
Alfalfa in the South Workshop – May 7

Alfalfa in the South Workshop – May 7

Alabama is hosting the Alfalfa in the South Workshop, which will provide training on how to get started with incorporating alfalfa into bermudagrass hay fields.  This workshop is part of a grant in cooperation the University of Georgia (UGA) and University of Florida...
Creeping Indigo: Get Ahead of the Problem Now

Creeping Indigo: Get Ahead of the Problem Now

The calendar and thermometer indicate the return of consistent warm weather is arriving soon. With it come forage production for grazing and hay, and the many weeds which create an assortment of problems.  Included is Creeping indigo, Indigofera spicata, a weed with...
NFREC Beef & Forage Field Day – March 15

NFREC Beef & Forage Field Day – March 15

The Panhandle Ag Extension Team will be hosting the Beef & Forage Field Day on Friday, March 15, at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center’s Beef Unit near Greenwood, Florida.  The field day will include a one hour registration period with...
Overseeding Perennial Peanut with Cool-Season Forages

Overseeding Perennial Peanut with Cool-Season Forages

Jose Dubeux, Erick Santos, David Jaramillo, Liza Garcia, Luana Dantas, UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center, Marianna Rhizoma perennial peanut (Arachis glabrata Benth.) is an important hay crop in Florida. Rhizoma peanut hay is locally produced within...