Friday Feature:  Moocall Calving Alert Sensors

Friday Feature: Moocall Calving Alert Sensors

This week’s featured video was sent in by Nick Simmons, Escambia County Extension.  There is a company based in Ireland called Moocall that is making products that generate text alerts to cattle producers when cows are in heat or about to calve.  The sensors...
2020 UF/IFAS Spring Corn Silage Test Summary

2020 UF/IFAS Spring Corn Silage Test Summary

  Despite all the challenges of this year, we had a fantastic spring corn silage trial with record number of entries. Our traditional field day had to be canceled, but we moved online and had 61 attendees and over 240 views of the virtual tour video on YouTube. ...
2020 Cool-Season Forage Seed Availability and Prices

2020 Cool-Season Forage Seed Availability and Prices

Ann Blount, Forage Breeder, UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center – Quincy – Cereal Rye Cereal rye is a popular cool-season forage. Dairy and beef producers depend on rye for its cold tolerance whether used alone or in blends with other...
Friday Feature:  Lactation Station Dairy Tour

Friday Feature: Lactation Station Dairy Tour

This week’s featured video was produced by Coleen Larson and Lauren Butler, UF/IFAS Okeechobee County Extension, to provide a virtual tour of Larson Dairy, in Okeechobee, Florida.  The video was created for 4-H and FFA youth as part of the annual Ona Youth Field...
Dr. Blount’s 2020 Cool-Season Forage Variety Update

Dr. Blount’s 2020 Cool-Season Forage Variety Update

  – Everything from variety selection to timing of planting and fertilizer rates impact the yields and productivity of your cool-season forages.  Dr. Ann Blount and her team of forage specialists at UF/IFAS Extension develop a set of recommendations...