Controlling Invasive Cogongrass

Controlling Invasive Cogongrass

Over the last decade or so, the Panhandle has been overrun, and I don’t just mean by the summer beach traffic.  Rather, by an aggressive, exotic perennial grass that quickly displaces all native species.  Cogongrass is not useful as a forage for wildlife or livestock,...
Beef & Forage Field Day – September 30

Beef & Forage Field Day – September 30

The North Florida Research and Education Center – Marianna will host a Beef & Forage Field Day, at the Beef Unit, on Thursday, September 30, 2021.  The event will feature a tour of research and demonstration plots at the station, located one mile west of...
Alabama Extension’s Basic Forage Online Course

Alabama Extension’s Basic Forage Online Course

Alabama Extension has developed an online course called Forage Basics that will be available starting September 1st.  This course is a collaboration among extension specialists and Auburn University College of Agriculture faculty, with financial support from a grant...
How Weed Infestations in Pastures affect Cattle Performance?

How Weed Infestations in Pastures affect Cattle Performance?

Jose Dubeux, Luana Queiroz, Erick Santos, Martin Ruiz-Moreno, UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center, Marianna Weed encroachment in grasslands results in large economic losses to livestock enterprises. Weeds compete for water, light, and nutrients, and...
Friday Feature:  Controlling Algae and Weeds in Ponds

Friday Feature: Controlling Algae and Weeds in Ponds

Summertime is peak season for all sorts of weeds on land, but it is also the time of year Extension Offices receive numerous calls about weeds in ponds.  Filamentous algae is the most common pond weed problem, but blue-green algae can be toxic to fish and livestock. ...
UF Peanut Field Day – August 19

UF Peanut Field Day – August 19

SAVE THE DATE! We are happy to announce that everything is on track for our 2021 UF Peanut Field Day. It is scheduled for the morning of August 19, 2021 in Marianna, at the North Florida Research and Education Center, located off highway 71. Attendees will ride wagons...