Tag Archive: Management

Heat Stress Management for Dairy Cattle

Sigafoose Dairy Farm in Escambia County. Photo Credit: Hank Bignell All livestock are susceptible to heat stress, especially during periods of high humidity such as we are currently experiencing.  Cattle are at particular risk of overheating due to the production of internal heat from fermentation in the rumen (figure 2).  Dairy Farmers especially need to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/07/17/heat-stress-management-for-dairy-cattle/

Vegetable Garden Insect and Disease Management

During this growing season, monitor your plants to keep them healthy. Healthy plants will be able to survive pest attacks better. Nematodes are microscopic worms that attack vegetable roots and reduce growth and yield. Nematode populations can be reduced temporarily by soil solarization. It is a technique which uses the sun’s heat to kill the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/06/10/vegetable-garden-insect-and-disease-management/

Large Carpenter Bee Management and Control

Photo 1 Large Carpenter Bee – Photo by Shep Eubanks Photo 2 Carpenter Bee Gallery – photo courtesy of bugwood.org   Every year beginning in mid-March to early-April, Extension Agents begin to receive inquiries about managing carpenter bees which are attacking barns, eaves, rafters, and other wooden structures.  The bee most commonly responsible for economic …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/03/31/large-carpenter-bee-management-and-control-2/

Peanut Disease and Nematode Management Update

Bob Kemarait, UGA Extension Plant Pathologist Peanut disease and nematode management are always a critical component for profitability and success.  The following are some suggestions for disease and nematode management for the 2015 growing season. It is expected that there will be a significant increase in acreage planted to peanut in 2015.  Growers are to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/03/21/peanut-disease-and-nematode-management-update/

The Smart Approach to Pest Management

When talking about pest issues in the landscape, green industry professionals often refer to IPM or Integrated Pest Management. Chinch bug damage to St. Augustinegrass. Photo: Julie McConnell, UF/IFAS So what is IPM and why should it be used? IPM is a combination of methods used to manage pests that has the least harmful effect …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/02/10/the-smart-approach-to-pest-management/

Grazing Management is Key for Profitable Livestock Production

Figure 1. Overgrazed (A) and well-managed pasture (B). Photo credits: Jose Dubeux, UF/IFAS – NFREC Jose Dubeux, , University of Florida/IFAS – North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) Pastures are different than hay fields or row crops. The final product is not the crop per se, but the animal gain obtained from grazing it. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/02/06/grazing-management-is-key-for-profitable-livestock-production/

Panhandle Equine Health and Management Workshop

Photo by Jennifer Bearden Join us for an educational evening! Topics will include: Equine Digestive System and Nutrition Equine Dental Care Internal Parasites of Equines Quality Forages   When:  December 9, 2014 Time:  6-8:30pm Where:  UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center, Quincy   Download the flyer to share this information with other horse enthusiasts: …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/11/15/panhandle-equine-health-and-management-workshop/

2014-15 Alabama Beef Cattle Reproductive Management Series

The Alabama Cooperative Extension has announced their 2014-15 Beef Cattle Reproductive Management Series.  The course will focus on Estrus Synchronization and Fixed Time Artificial Insemination Workshops. Download the printable flyer here:  Beef Reproduction Management Series Flyer 2014 The courses will be offered at the following locations: November 24th 8:00 a.m. Wiregrass Research and Extension Center Headland, AL …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/31/2014-15-alabama-beef-cattle-reproductive-management-series/

Vegetable Crops Management Class October 24-25

The University of Florida will provide an introductory commercial vegetable crop production course. The Vegetable Crops Management Class will be held at the North Florida Research and Education Center located in Quincy, Florida on Friday, October 24, 2014 beginning at 4:00PM Eastern Time, and ending at 4:00 PM on Saturday, October 25, 2014. Topics to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/09/20/vegetable-crops-management-class-october-24-25/

Deer Nutrition & Management Seminar September 18

UF/IFAS Extension, in cooperation with Fish and Wildlife C Comision (FWC), is presenting a Deer Nutrition & Management Seminar. The seminar will address topics relating to food plots and perennial food sources as well as deer herd management techniques. Anyone interested in better managing the deer, and deer habitat on their property is encouraged to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/09/05/deer-nutrition-management-seminar-september-18/

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