How Much Winter Forage Do Cattle Consume in a Day?

How Much Winter Forage Do Cattle Consume in a Day?

Nicolas DiLorenzo, State Beef Specialist, University of Florida NFREC You often hear from university cattle specialists, extension agents, nutritionists, your neighbor, and anyone else you may ask about winter supplementation, that planning ahead is one of the keys...
Carinata Meal: A Potential Feed Supplement

Carinata Meal: A Potential Feed Supplement

Nicolas DiLorenzo and Tessa Schulmeister, University of Florida NFREC, Marianna Florida Around this time of year as days begin to shorten, we are reminded that the time is approaching when we need to think about our beef cattle winter feeding strategy. You may have...
Nutrition of the Beef Herd During Transition into Summer

Nutrition of the Beef Herd During Transition into Summer

Nicolas DiLorenzo, Beef Specialist, University of Florida NFREC When it comes to beef cattle herd nutrition we often talk about two critical transition periods in Northwest Florida where we need to pay special attention to grazing management., and possibly even...
Liquid Feeds for Winter Cattle Supplementation

Liquid Feeds for Winter Cattle Supplementation

Nicolas DiLorenzo, State Beef Specialist, University of Florida NFREC There’s nothing like the cold mornings of the past two days to remind us about the importance of supplementing our cattle herds with high-energy feeds to help them maintain their body...

Considerations for the 2014 Hay Season

Nicolas DiLorenzo, State Beef Specialist, University of Florida NFREC With the hay season in full swing, we are now ready to reap the benefits of the combination of temperature and moisture to be able to (hopefully) lower our feed bill later in the year when the grass...