Tag Archive: Basics

Friday Feature: EPD Basics for Bull Selection

This week’s featured video was actually produced by the Panhandle Ag Extension Team.  Bull buying season is upon us, so it is helpful to understand EPDs, and how to use the numbers to select the best bull for the money.  Mark Mauldin, Washington County Extension provides a great overview of why EPDs are so important, …

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Freezer Beef Basics

Kim Mullenix, Ph.D., Extension Beef Cattle Systems Specialist, Auburn University From time to time people ask about feeding out a few calves for freezer beef.  The following are some basic guidelines for growing and finishing a few head of beef cattle. Grower Diets: Goals and Guidelines Calf is weaned at 7 to 9 months of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/08/01/freezer-beef-basics/

Fertilizer Basics for Pastures and Hay Fields

Pasture Fertilization Demonstration highlighting different sources. Soil fertility and plant nutrient management is an important part of agroecosystems. Agroecological approaches to soil fertility and nutrient management begin with soil testing. A soil test will tell you soil pH. Soil pH affects the availability of nutrients to the plant. Soil pH should be adjusted to the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/11/14/fertilizer-basics-for-pastures-and-hay-fields/