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LIVESTOCK AND FORAGES

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The Polk County Livestock Extension Program is designed to provide educational programs and assistance for livestock producers, and promote agricultural awareness and its importance to our food system and economy.  This agent is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating these livestock Extension programs in Polk County.  The agent delivers educational programs in livestock production and management, forages and pastures, plant science, farm management, and agricultural awareness.

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CONTACT

Bridget Stice

Livestock and Forages

Extension Agent III, M.S.

863-519-1048

bccarlis@ufl.edu

Recent Livestock Blog Posts

4-H Pullet Project Workshop Series

The purpose of the 4-H pullet project workshop series is to encourage youth to participate in the pullet project, specifically showing and selling commercial...
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Youth Livestock Projects on a Dime

Okay, so today it is probably more like a dollar.  Everybody is re-assessing how they spend their money and looking for ways to save money.  So where does that leave the youth livestock project?  Input costs such as feed,...
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Pinkeye Prevention and Treatment

As temperatures warm, flies begin to emerge.  These flies bring all sorts of potential problems to the cow herd, including pinkeye.  A highly contagious infectious disease, pinkeye affects cattle throughout the state of Florida.  Pinkeye can...
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