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AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES

Agriculture Extension agents help ranchers and farmers enhance their production and distribution capacities, while maintaining sound environmental principles. The agent assists them in adapting to new technology and protecting our environment. Through consultations, on-site demonstrations and workshops the agent provides the latest information in five major program areas: Natural Resources, Crop Production, Produce Marketing, Pesticide Use and Education, and Livestock and Range Management.

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (Mad Cow Disease) in Florida

Many may remember the mad cow disease epidemic in the United Kingdom during the mid-nineties. But what is mad cow disease and where did it come from? Bovine spongiform encephalopathy...
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Eastern Tent Caterpillars and Your Horses

If you take a look around your yard this spring, chances are you will spot bags of caterpillar webs. If you were to peer closer you will see numerous Eastern Tent...
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Florida Pasture Lease vs Cropland Lease

National Pasture Lease Information Pasture leasing is an annual expense that needs to be factored into annual budgets.  The national average...
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