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...
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...
Poisonous Plant? Take a Closer Look, but Not Too Close!

Poisonous Plant? Take a Closer Look, but Not Too Close!

During summer and fall, a lot of us spend hours trekking through forested areas and pasture lands, either for work, if we are lucky, or by simply enjoying the great outdoors. Unfortunately, there are not-so-nice life forms that also enjoy this time of year, like...