Cattle Health and Efficiency Starts with a Healthy Rumen

Cattle Health and Efficiency Starts with a Healthy Rumen

Recently, Escambia County was fortunate enough to host our local livestock show. During the weeks leading up to the show, there was a lot of discussion among parents and show personnel about issues youth had experienced with their animals, including bloat, weight...
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...
Friday Feature:  Nitrate Leaching Research Summary

Friday Feature: Nitrate Leaching Research Summary

This week’s featured video highlights the work of a member of the Panhandle Ag Extension Team.  Cheryl Mackowiak, UF/IFAS Forage Soil Scientist, and her research team have been evaluating different methods that can be used to minimize nitrate leaching from crop...