Tag Archive: Effect

The “Positive Associative Effect” of High Protein Supplements

Hay and baleage stored for winter feeding at the UF/IFAS NFREC Beef Unit near Marianna. Photo: Nicolas DiLorenzo Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist As you drive around this fall you see many big round bales of hay stored for winter feed.  The quality of this hay will vary a great deal.  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/09/30/the-positive-associative-effect-of-high-protein-supplements/

Farm Worker Protection Standard Updates take Effect in 2017

University of Florida farm workers Juan Centeno, left, and Renaldo Ford harvest a large pumpkin at UF’s North Florida Research and Education Center in Live Oak. Credit: Tyler Jones, UF/IFAS Photography Beverly James, UF/IFAS Communications Service The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is getting the word out on updates to the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/01/21/farm-worker-protection-standard-updates-take-effect-in-2017/

New Rules for Medicated Feed Go Into Effect in January

As January 1, 2017 nears, beef cattle producers need to be prepared for the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) regulation. Photo courtesy of Troy Walz from the article: Nebraska BQA: Cattle Producers and the Veterinary Feed Directive On January 1, 2017 medicated feeds for livestock will no longer be sold “over-the-counter” (OTC) through feed dealers. Under …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/08/06/new-rules-for-medicated-feed-go-into-effect-in-january/

Florida Cattle ID Rule Now in Effect

The Cattle Identification Rule (Chapter 5C-31, Florida Administrative Code) has been published with an effective date of September 4, 2014. This rule is intended to improve our ability to respond to serious disease outbreaks and to help the industry maintain out-of-state markets. The rule will require cattle 18 months of age or older moving within …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/09/13/florida-cattle-id-rule-now-in-effect/

New Fertilizer Applicator Law in Effect, Training Offered

In 2014, a new law took effect requiring all commercial fertilizer applicators (for hire) to have a license. This law was passed in 2009 and took on January 1 of this year. A requirement that must be completed to obtain this license is to successfully complete a Green Industries Best Management Practices (GI-BMP) training class. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/03/04/new-fertilizer-applicator-law-in-effect-training-offered/

Effect of Delayed Planting on Winter Forages

As a rule of thumb, total seasonal yield drops off substantially when winter annual plantings are delayed past mid-November. Dennis Hancock, UGA Forage Extension Specialist How Late is Too Late? I’ve been getting a lot of calls about late planting of winter annual forages. Because of how extremely dry we are, many question the logic of planting …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/12/01/effect-of-delayed-planting-on-winter-forages/