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Livestock Resources

Areas of Expertise and Service to Manatee County

  • Animal Science
  • Agronomy
  • Fertilization and herbicide use and application
  • Irrigation
  • Insect and disease control
  • State regulations
  • Nuisance animals
  • County Fair livestock programs

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Contact

Christa Kirby 
Livestock Agent
Phone: 941-722-4524 ext. 1824

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Assistance Helps Farmers and Ranchers Conserve Natural Resources

Contact: Israel Vega 941.907.0011 ext. 3143 Application deadline for financial assistance is Nov. 20 GAINESVILLE, Fla., Oct. 8, 2020 — Florida farmers, ranchers and...
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Arthritic dog or moody mare? Consider acupuncture

Acupuncture is widely known, but not fully accepted as a form of “go-to” treatment for humans or animals. But whether it be helping a mare overcome unexplained infertility, get a stallion in the right mindset for breeding or bring comfort to...
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Topic Tuesday: Spooky Pasture Weeds

Spiky, Stinging, and Sometimes Deadly Pasture weeds can reduce forage yields and have been estimated to cost Florida ranchers $180 million annually. Now that's a scary number! What's...
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