Friday Feature:  Improving Mature Bahiagrass Quality

Friday Feature: Improving Mature Bahiagrass Quality

This week’s featured video was produced by the Panhandle Ag Extension Team‘s own  Cheryl Mackowiak, Soil Specialist and Doug Mayo, Jackson County Extension Director.  Last summer as a demonstration for the Grazing Management Field Day, Dr. Mackowiak...
Understanding Stocking Rate vs. Stocking Density

Understanding Stocking Rate vs. Stocking Density

We have reached the time of year when most our pastures have settled into adequate production enabling us to graze cattle on a more frequent basis. Recently, while discussing pasture/grazing conditions with producers, I’ve noticed three terms being used...
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...
Calibrating Your Boomless Pesticide Sprayer

Calibrating Your Boomless Pesticide Sprayer

Ethan Carter, Regional Crop IPM Agent, and Kalyn Waters, Holmes County Agricultural Agent Trees, fences, and uneven ground can make applying pesticides to pastures with a boom-type sprayer challenging. One way to avoid these hazards is to utilize a boomless sprayer....