Keeping Pasture Weeds Under Control

Keeping Pasture Weeds Under Control

  A theme I have seen this past year is pasture weeds becoming a major nuisance for landowners and cattlemen. Weeds don’t just reach a threshold overnight, there is a time we can make an impact without breaking the farm budget. However, many times pasture weeds have...
Friday Feature:  Getting the Most from Your Hay

Friday Feature: Getting the Most from Your Hay

With so much rain this growing season, even producing average quality hay this year was a real challenge.  Not only was the weather a challenge, but the cost of fertilizer was much higher too.  So, you sure don’t want to waste any of the precious hay you grew or...
The Role of Silage in Bridging the Fall Forage Gap

The Role of Silage in Bridging the Fall Forage Gap

  Nicolas DiLorenzo, UF/IFAS Beef Specialist, North Florida Research and Education Center – Marianna   Every fall, the baling of the last cutting of hay brings an end to the perennial forage season.  Fall is also the beginning of another important...
Asian Longhorned Tick found on North Georgia Cow

Asian Longhorned Tick found on North Georgia Cow

Jennifer Whitaker, Georgia Farm Bureau The Asian Longhorned Tick – an invasive species with the potential to cause severe anemia and tick fever in livestock – has been positively identified on a cow in Pickens County (North Central GA), the Georgia...
Friday Feature:  2021 Beef & Forage Field Day in the News

Friday Feature: 2021 Beef & Forage Field Day in the News

This week’s featured video was a Channel 13 Panama City news story that shared highlights from the UF/IFAS Beef & Forage Field Day, that was held September 30, 2021, at the North Florida Research and Education Centers’ Beef Unit.  The headline for the...