Establishment of an excellent, uniform stand of forage in a short period of time is important. The producer needs to do everything possible to ensure successful establishment. Several requirements that must be met are briefly discussed, along with various planting methods. This revised 8-page fact sheet was written by Y.C. Newman, J. Vendramini, C.G. Chambliss, M.B. Adjei, and published by the UF Department of Agronomy, April 2011.
This revised 2-page fact sheet introduces the new edition of the Florida Forage Handbook which has become the go-to-guide for every Florida forage enthusiast, new or seasoned, and now contains updated and expanded information most relevant to today’s livestock producer and forage manager. Written by Y.C. Newman and C.G. Chambliss, and published by the UF Department of Agronomy, April 2011.
The concept of creep grazing is based on the fact that the nutritional requirements of suckling calves are much higher than those of cows. Calves creep grazing on high quality forage that provides high intake of digestible energy and protein make extra growth while the cows are grazing lower quality pasture. Learn more in this revised 4-page fact sheet was written by Y.C. Newman, D.E. Mayo, J. Vendramini, and C.G. Chambliss, and published by the UF Department of Agronomy, March 2011.
Revised! SS-AGR-65, an 8-page fact sheet by Y. C. Newman, E. L. Johnson, J. Vendramini, C. Chambliss, and I. V. Ezenwa, discusses site selection, stocking rate, varieties, and pasture management for horses. Published by the UF Department of Agronomy, September 2010.
Revised! SS-AGR-59, a 4-page fact sheet by J. Vendramini, A. Blount, Y. Newman, C. G. Chambliss and M. B. Adjei, describes this robust, warm-season perennial grass native from Africa, useful in southern Florida for fall and winter grazing — establishment, management of established stands, and pests. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Agronomy, March 2010.
Revised! Circular 1091, a 6-page fact sheet by D. R. Bray, R. A. Bucklin, H. H. Van Horn, , R. A. Nordstedt, A. B. Bottcher, R. N. Gallaher, C. G. Chambliss, and G. Kidder, provides estimates of amounts of water commonly used for various purposes so that water use budgets for dairy farms can be developed on a per-cow and total-farm
basis. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Animal Science, 2008.