Christmas Trees for Your Fishpond

Christmas Trees for Your Fishpond

There is something special about the tradition of a live Christmas tree. For many families the tradition of cutting and decorating the live tree is the prefect start to the holidays. But after you are done decking the halls and hanging the tinsel, most of the 13...
Cool-Season Forages Kickoff Discussion Video

Cool-Season Forages Kickoff Discussion Video

  If you get up early enough and are an optimist, there is a hint of fall in the air, which means if cool-season forages are not on your mind, it’s time to make a plan. Recently Kalyn Waters, UF/IFAS Holmes County Director and Dr. Ann Blount, UF/IFAS...
3 Reasons to Weigh Your Mature Cow Herd

3 Reasons to Weigh Your Mature Cow Herd

Recently I had a conversation with a vegetable farmer from the upper mid-west. Somehow we got on the topic of scales and I explained to him that many cattle producers don’t have a scale. The farmer looked at me in pure shock! “How do you know how much to feed your...
Using Growth Implants in Calves and Stockers

Using Growth Implants in Calves and Stockers

There was a lot of good that came out of the early 1950’s.  To name a few: super glue was invented, I Love Lucy premiered on CBS, Alaska and Hawaii became U.S. States, and growth promoting implants were developed for cattle.  While super glue is very handy, and we all...