Baleage Production from Cool-Season Forage Cover Crops

Baleage Production from Cool-Season Forage Cover Crops

– Cashing in on Cover Crops The University of Georgia recently released a well written publication, UGA Baleage Production and Use that discusses key recommendations for success, as well as advantages and challenges of baleage as compared to dry hay production. ...
US Cattle Herd Decreases Slightly for Second Year in 2020

US Cattle Herd Decreases Slightly for Second Year in 2020

– USDA’s National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS) released the annual January 1 Cattle Inventory Report on January 29, 2021.  From 2013 through 2018 the US cattle herd increased.  For the second straight year, the total number of cattle in the US...
2021 Spring Virtual Bee College – Four Saturdays in March

2021 Spring Virtual Bee College – Four Saturdays in March

Join the UF/IFAS Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory for the 2021 Spring Virtual UF/IFAS Bee College the four Saturday mornings in March (6,13,20,27). – Description Join the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS)...
Friday Feature:  Livestock on the Land

Friday Feature: Livestock on the Land

This week’s featured video is actually the trailer for a documentary that was published by the Practical Farmers of Iowa.  Livestock on the Land is a concept not that different that the Sod-Based Rotation efforts that researchers at the University of Florida...
2021 Virtual Beef Cattle Conference Presentation Videos

2021 Virtual Beef Cattle Conference Presentation Videos

– In addition to COVID19 safety precautions, one of the real advantages of a virtual meeting is that it is very easy to record the presentations to share after the live event is over.   A resource web page has been developed to share video recordings of the...
Farming System Alternatives – Focusing on the Natural

Farming System Alternatives – Focusing on the Natural

There are many farming systems utilized world-wide, with conventional agriculture being the most prevalent. However, alternative systems, like organic and all-natural farming, are becoming more popular than ever before. – Organic Farming With any farming system,...