How Weed Infestations in Pastures affect Cattle Performance?

How Weed Infestations in Pastures affect Cattle Performance?

Jose Dubeux, Luana Queiroz, Erick Santos, Martin Ruiz-Moreno, UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center, Marianna Weed encroachment in grasslands results in large economic losses to livestock enterprises. Weeds compete for water, light, and nutrients, and...
Integrating Perennial Peanut into Grazing Operations

Integrating Perennial Peanut into Grazing Operations

Jose Dubeux, Liza Garcia, David Jaramillo, Erick Santos, Flavia van Cleef, Luana Queiroz, Carlos Garcia, Daciele Abreu, Martin Ruiz-Moreno – Introduction Perennial warm-season grasses (e.g., bahiagrass, bermudagrass) are the backbone of livestock operations in...
The Art and Science of Grazing Management

The Art and Science of Grazing Management

Jose Dubeux, UF/IFAS Forage Management Specialist Grazing management is a mix of art and science. The “art” comes from the action of managing livestock in a given landscape, and learning based on experience. The “science” comes from...