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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

Florida cattle deaths spark investigation and product recall

A spate of recent "acute" cattle deaths has led to a state investigation and prompted the voluntary recall of a cattle feed product. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services provided specific details in a Jan. 11 press...
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Notes and news about the forage management tour (part 2 of 2)

By Angela Bright UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County staff In an earlier post, I shared with you information about the READ MORE |  RELATED INFORMATION

Agriculture tours make for a great day to see the Real Florida

Florida Agriculture When you think of Florida, you may think of citrus. In Highlands County we live among the many orange groves. We are the 3-4th largest citrus producing county in the state, depending on the year. We are also an agricultural...
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