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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

Helping Children with Animals Cope with Hurricanes

By Dr. Chris DeCubellis, 4-H Dairy/Animal Science State Specialized Agent, UF/IFAS Extension Introduction Many excellent publications exist that discuss preparing for hurricanes. For those people who live on farms, information is available to...
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Notes and news about the forage management tour

By Angela Bright UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County staff I recently had the opportunity to take part in the South Florida Forage Management Tour and Workshop, a day-long tour of local farms to showcase their operations...
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Peering into the Future of Livestock Systems

Although the future by definition remains unknown, new research techniques are helpful for predicting and understanding potential trends in livestock systems. To this end, a series of workshops are being planned for several countries, following...
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