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Okeechobee County

Okeechobee County is located in South Central Florida. Okeechobee is home to a diverse group of agriculture industries. Okeechobee's populations has a large seasonal fluctuation. Lake Okeechobee fishing attracts visitors from around the state and country.

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458 US Hwy 98 N
Okeechobee, FL 34972


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Maintain the value of your stored forage
Hay may be a less costly source of nutrition for livestock producers and it is the most common stored feed source. Producing quality hay is a task that involves time, energy, and expense


What's Going on in Florida

Special entry: Hurricanes and One Health
Hurricanes have a great impact on the livelihoods of millions of people. This is an obvious statement given the sheer size and magnitude of the forces unleashed by them


Prepare for Hurricane Ian
SEPT. 26, 2022 (10 AM) -- Hurricane Ian is approaching the Gulf of Mexico and is on a path to impact the west coast of Florida


Decisions today for tomorrow’s cow: maximizing longevity and productivity
Replacing the beef cow on Florida ranches creates opportunities and challenges for ranchers. In this article we will discuss factors to consider when choosing and managing your future cow herd


Prepárese para el huracán con fuentes alternativas de agua para su familia
For the English version, please use this link El agua es esencial durante un desastre natural como un huracán o una tormenta tropical. Si está leyendo esto mientras se pronostica una tormenta en su área, entonces las escenas de los estantes vacíos en los supermercados locales estarán en todas las noticias o se verán pronto


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    Fall into Fitness: Staying Motivated through the Seasons
    Crisp air, fall colored leaves, pumpkins and apples all signal that Fall is here. As the weather cools down, it’s easier to take advantage of outdoor exercise


    ¿Qué debo hacer si mi pozo de agua está inundado?
    For the English version, please use this link Los huracanes son una de las tormentas más poderosas de la naturaleza. Producen fuertes vientos, inundaciones por marejadas ciclónicas y lluvias torrenciales