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Time to Start Planning for Heifer Development

Fig. 1. Heifer development at the NFREC Feed Efficiency Facility Credit: Nicolas DiLorenzo Nicolas DiLorenzo, State Beef Specialist, University of Florida NFREC Even in this current, somewhat depressed, cattle market, replacement females for the Florida commercial cow herd are an annual expense of approximately $ 400 million.  Development and selection of the best females to …

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When is the Best Time to Fertilize Your Perennial Pastures?

Cheryl Mackowiak, Soils Specialist Fig. 2. Argentine bahiagrass under different management. From left to right: Over-grazing (>80% forage removed weekly), recommended grazing (50% of forage removed weekly), and no grazing (forage not removed). It is June and we are fast approaching the longest day of the year (June 21st). You may wonder what day length …

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Spring is a Good Time to Scout Pastures for Toxic Weeds

Perilla mint, a plant toxic to livestock, in a pasture. Photo Credit: Jennifer Bearden Spring is a good time to walk your pastures to scout for toxic weeds. Summer pastures are just greening up, but are still short, and warm season weeds are just beginning to pop up out of the ground.  In almost every …

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Selecting the Right Lubricant for Your Equipment Saves Time, Money and Frustration

Using the correct engine lubricant with a proper maintenance schedule is essential for long tractor life, and to ensure equipment is running well when you need it most at harvest time.  Photo credit: Doug Mayo Farming enterprises in the 21st century require many costly inputs to even have a chance of competing successfully. Equipment such …

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Time to Order Cool-Season Forage Seeds

Figure 1. Cool-season grazing in North Florida. Photo credit: Jose Dubeux Jose Dubeux – University of Florida – NFREC Forage Management Specialist Have you booked your seeds for cool-season pastures? Fall is rapidly approaching, so it is time to book your cool-season forage seeds. Cool-season forages represent a great opportunity to improve livestock gain with …

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Time to Order Turfgrass Preemergence Herbicdes

Immature crabgrass plant in turf. Photo credit: Crabgrass Biology and Management in Turf Dr. Ramon Leon, Extension Weed Specialist, West Florida REC, Jay So far this winter has been warmer than usual. If this trend continues, we will have weeds emerging early this spring. For this reason, it is a good idea to start thinking …

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Give Yourself the Gift of Time This Holiday Season

It’s the season to be jolly, but for many of us it’s the season to be overstressed as well. If getting ready for the Holidays is beginning to feel like a full-time job, start rethinking your holiday plans and consider streamlining, or even scaling back, some of your activities. Following are some holiday survival tips that …

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It’s Thanksgiving… That Means Time for “Turkeyfish”

Everyone knows there are “sea horses”, “sea cows”, “catfish”, and “dogfish” but a ”turkeyfish”? Is there such a thing as a “turkey fish”? Well yes there is!… its scientific name is Pterois volitans but most know it as the LIONFISH. Yep, our old friend the lionfish. Lionfish, Photo Credit: Rebekah D. Wallace, UGA, Bugwood.org Some …

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Now’s the Time to Start Preparing for Hunting Season

Deer hunting season is just around the corner. It’s time to start scouting and making preparations to plant cool season food plots. Photo Credit: Mark Mauldin The temperature might still be in the 90s but the kids are back in school and football season is starting soon; that means fall is coming and with it, …

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Injection Site BQA Tips at Calf-working Time

It is always a good idea to go over how vaccines, wormers, and implants should be administered with everyone on the crew before cattle working starts. Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist The month of May is traditionally the time when “spring round-ups” take place.  This is the time that large and …

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