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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

Upping your BULL POWER?

Bull sale season is just around the corner as fall approaches, are you looking for a new bull to up your bull power in your herd? Most producers think that the most important selection for their herd should be placed on their replacement heifers,...
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UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences Announces 2022-2023 Student Ambassadors

In the coming year 10 students will serve on the 2022 - 2023 Animal Sciences Ambassador team. Animal Sciences Ambassadors are student representatives of the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences (ANS)....
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Beekeeping class

Free, online class: Beekeeping: Is it for me? Wednesday, September 14, 2022 6:00pm-8:00pm Eastern Time Find out if beekeeping would be a good hobby or business for you! We cover the basic considerations for potential beekeepers: startup...
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