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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

Question of the Day: What is Bovine Leukosis Virus?

What is Bovine Leukosis Virus? Bovine leukosis virus is a cancer-causing virus found in dairy and beef cattle herds.  It is spread by white blood cells, so any contaminated equipment from BLV-positive cattle (palpation gloves, body fluid, biting...
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No Hoof, No Horse

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Horse Herald July 2019- Horse Transportation

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