Small Ruminant Production Virtual Conference – June 16-19

Small Ruminant Production Virtual Conference – June 16-19

– Event Registration    Due to COVID-19 we have switched our yearly face-to-face conference to an online format. Join University of Florida Faculty Members and experts for our educational series on sheep and goat production in Florida.   Agenda topics:...
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....
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...
7 Steps to Successful Pasture Establishment

7 Steps to Successful Pasture Establishment

– I have received a number of calls recently with questions about pasture planting.  There are a number of reasons to plant or re-plant pastures, whether you are converting crop or timber land to pasture, renovating a field that had been overtaken by weeds, or...
The Right Steps for Cool-Season Forage Management

The Right Steps for Cool-Season Forage Management

Cleber Lopes de Sousa and Marcelo Wallau, UF/IFAS Agronomy Department Forage Team Most pasture acres in Florida are warm-season, perennial grasses; as winter comes, their production and nutritive value decrease. An alternative to overcome this shortfall of forage...