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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

OUR STORIES

2018 Farm Bill Programs

Do you farm or ranch and want to make improvements to the land that you own or lease? The 2018 Farm Bill, enacted December 20, 2018,...
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Rain Rot – Horse Herald

Rain Rot Rain rot can be a real pain in Florida due to consistent wet conditions. Learn how to battle it here! Sign up to receive the Horse Herald to your email...
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2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Recognizes Beef

The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC), United States Department of Agriculture, and the US Department of Health Services has recently recognized beef's role in a healthy lifestyle. National Cattlemen's Beef Association and CEO Colin...
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