2021 Sunbelt Ag Expo – October 19-21

2021 Sunbelt Ag Expo – October 19-21

  The Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition will celebrate its 43rd Anniversary show October 19-21, 2021. Over 1,200 exhibitors will display and demonstrate products and welcome thousands of visitors to the 100 acre show site. Crowned as North America’s Premier Farm...
Friday Feature:  Wisconsin Livestock Traceability Program

Friday Feature: Wisconsin Livestock Traceability Program

Livestock traceability has remained a controversial issue across the US, but especially in Florida.  The debate stems from producers not wanting added costs to their operations, and also having concerns about data privacy.  Government agencies want to be able to...
USDA: Livestock and Milk Production and Income Values

USDA: Livestock and Milk Production and Income Values

On May 1, 2020, USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service released Southern Region News Release: Livestock and Milk Production and Income. This release features the 2018 and 2019 production and marketing values for Cattle and Calves, Hogs and Pigs, and Milk for...
Ticks:  A Health Risk for Livestock and their Owners

Ticks: A Health Risk for Livestock and their Owners

  Most people can probably tell you that ticks carry Lyme disease. This bacterial disease can cause long-term health problems for humans if left untreated, but it is thankfully relatively rare to find in Florida (132 confirmed cases in 2016). Though Lyme disease...