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Florida Forage Handbook: Table of Contents1

Yoana Newman2

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Brooksville, FL. At this unit, integrated research approaches are emphasized on a multidisciplinary basis to address specific research objectives in beef cattle genetics, physiology, and nutrition, forage physiology and water quality issues.



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Native Range

Planted Forage

Warm-Season Perennial Grasses

Warm-Season Annual Grasses

Warm-Season Perennial Legumes

Warm-Season Annual Legumes

Cool-Season Grasses

Cool-Season Legumes

Forage Management

Special Topics




This document is SS-AGR-97, one of a series of the Agronomy Department, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date June 2002. Revised November 2014. Reviewed January 2018. Visit the EDIS website at This publication is part of the Florida Forage Handbook, an electronic publication of the Agronomy Department. For more information you may contact Y.C. Newman (


Yoana Newman, Extension forage specialist and current editor of the Florida Forage Handbook, Agronomy Department; UF/IFAS Extension, Gainesville, FL 32611.

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations. For more information on obtaining other UF/IFAS Extension publications, contact your county's UF/IFAS Extension office.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A & M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. Nick T. Place, dean for UF/IFAS Extension.