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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

Phenotypic and Genetic Relationships Underlying the Thermotolerance-production Complex in Beef Cattle

By Raluca Mateescu, Professor INTRODUCTION In tropical and subtropical regions where more than half of the world cattle are maintained, climatic...
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Antimicrobial resistance, a key component of One Health

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the most urgent topics that needs to be addressed in the One Health field. At the end of ...
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Florida’s Rangeland

Rangelands in Florida are land with native vegetation that have adapted to Florida’s conditions and during the winter months these rangelands are grazed by livestock. Florida is home to 350 native grass species, but no native grasses are used...
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