Virtual Corn Silage Hybrid Tour

Virtual Corn Silage Hybrid Tour

2020 has been a year of many challenges so far, but that didn’t stop our corn hybrid trial from being excellent! With cold nights and sunny days at the beginning of the season, great genetic material, and a fantastic dedication of the UF/IFAS Plant Science Research...
Utilizing Pearl Millet More on Cow-Calf Operations

Utilizing Pearl Millet More on Cow-Calf Operations

Pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) is certainly not new on the scene, and while it is widely used on stocker operations and dairies, it has been my observation that this fast growing, high quality, summer annual grass is somewhat under utilized on cow-calf operations....
Check Your Seed:  Don’t Plant Poisonous Pasture Weeds

Check Your Seed: Don’t Plant Poisonous Pasture Weeds

A cattle producer contacted me earlier this spring to investigate a “pretty but unusual” weed that had quickly spread over a pasture.  This  field had been planted this past fall with certified oat seed for winter forage. While definitely pretty, it was obvious that...
Gulf County Cool-Season Forage Virtual Field Day

Gulf County Cool-Season Forage Virtual Field Day

The subject of this video is a no-till cool-season livestock & wildlife forage demonstration, in Gulf County.  There are a number of ag extension agents across the state that have participated with state specialists and landowners to implement this past season’s...