Tag Archive: Impacts

Sea Grant Publications on the Impacts of the BP Oil Spill

The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill was one of the worst natural disasters in our country’s history. Photo: Gulf Sea Grant   We are pleased to announce the release of a pair of new bulletins outlining how the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill impacted the popular marine animals dolphins and sea turtles. To read these and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/06/09/sea-grant-publications-on-the-impacts-of-the-bp-oil-spill/

Managing Cow Body Condition has Long-term Impacts

Figure 1. Body condition of Cow-calf pairs shortly after calving affects milk production and reproductive success. (Gainesville, FL; Photo credit: Matt Hersom). Dr. Matt Hersom, Associate Professor, Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida The body condition score of a cow and the herd overall is the best indicator of past …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/12/18/managing-cow-body-condition-has-long-term-impacts/

What are the Long-Term Impacts of Estrus Synchronization and Artificial Insemination?

A uniform set of calves at the University of Florida NFREC ready for market. They are the result of a disciplined estrus synchronization and artificial insemination program. Photo credit: Tyler Jones Cliff Lamb, University of Florida – North Florida Research and Education Center, Marianna, FL Estrous synchronization (ES) and artificial insemination (AI) are reproductive management …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/10/09/what-are-the-long-term-impacts-of-estrus-synchronization-and-artificial-insemination/

Rain Impacts Holmes County Agriculture

Typical Crop Field Conditions in Holmes County after recent rains – photo by Shep Eubanks Farmers in Holmes County are facing some real challenges in getting the 2014 crop planted due to excessive rainfall. Over the last two weeks, more than  21 inches of rain has fallen, bringing field preparation and planting of peanuts and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/05/03/rain-impacts-holmes-county-agriculture/