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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

Surviving Your First Bull Sale

So you’re a new cattle producer and you’ve listened to many different resources (including your local Extension Agent) say that the fastest way to increase the genetic potential of your herd is through your bull. That makes sense, since the...
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Look What’s Peeping in St. Johns County 4-H

Historically, humans and poultry have interacted in many ways beyond owning chickens as farm animals. From domesticated fowl being used for meat and egg production to fancy breeds being shown in competition, ducks, chickens, turkeys, and other...
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2021 Jackson County Farm-City Awards

A Farm-City Celebration has been held annually in Jackson County for the past 48 years.  Last year the recognition was virtual via a social media video, but this year’s celebration was a public breakfast once again.  The Jackson County...
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