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Proper Milking Procedures

These brochures illustrate steps to optimize milking efficiency and milk quality as well as the importance of environmental management in barns and milking parlors. Written by Izabella Toledo, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences, November 2021.
Released On: 11-16-2021

Analysis of the USDA’s 2017 Cow-Calf Management Practices Results: Part 1—Calf Crop and Calving Distribution

This publication analyzes the calf-crop and calving distribution data reported on NAHMS Beef 1997 and provides insights and practical recommendations. Written by Angela Gonella, Oscar Alejandro Ojeda-Rojas, João Bittar, and Mario Binelli, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences, November 2021.
Released On: 11-16-2021

Controlled-Release Fertilizers for Commercial Potato Production in Florida

A UF/IFAS numbered Fact Sheet for Commercial audience(s).
Released On: 11-15-2021

Utilizing Basic Digital Photography Techniques on the Farm

A UF/IFAS numbered Fact Sheet.
Released On: 11-15-2021

Websites: The Good and the Bad

This publication on understanding what makes a good and bad website is the second of a four-part series on writing and designing for the web. This series also covers how to write and design a basic web page, understand the difference between good and bad websites, and develop visual elements for the web.
Released On: 11-15-2021

Dry Heat: Baking, Roasting, and Broiling

This publication is the first in a series of documents to complement A Healthy Table Virtual Cooking School. The purpose is to educate the general public on how to safely prepare healthy meals at home. Written by M. Arick, K. Zamojski, and A. Simonne, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, November 2021.
Released On: 11-15-2021

Communicating with Local Elected Officials

A UF/IFAS numbered Fact Sheet. in support of UF/IFAS Extension program: Citizen awareness of food systems and the environment
Released On: 11-15-2021

From Sheep to Shawl: An Outline of Wool Processing in Florida

This publication summarizes the process of wool processing by providing an outline of fleece preparation for a usable end product. Written by Brent R. Weisman and Diwakar Vyas, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences, November 2021.
Released On: 11-15-2021

2022 Florida Blueberry Integrated Pest Management Guide

This 32-page publication is a blueberry integrated pest management guide for the commercial production of blueberries in Florida, including information on plant disease, insect and mite pests, weed control, hydrogen cyanamide, and plant growth regulators. Major revision for 2022 by Philip F. Harmon, Oscar E. Liburd, Peter Dittmar, Jeffrey G. Williamson, and Doug Phillips; published by the UF/IFAS Horticultural Sciences Department.
Released On: 11-15-2021

Speech Writing and Types of Speeches

This publication about speech writing and types of speeches is the second of a three-part series about developing effective public speaking skills. This series also covers an introduction to public speaking and public speaking tools.
Released On: 11-15-2021

The Basics of HTML

This publication on learning HTML basics is the third of a four-part series on writing and designing for the web. This series also covers how to write and design a basic web page, understand the difference between good and bad websites, and integrate the basics of HTML.
Released On: 11-15-2021

Trunk Injection to Deliver Crop Protection Materials: An Overview of Basic Principles and Practical Considerations

This new 8-page article presents an overview on the use of trunk injection for the targeted delivery of protection materials to agricultural crops to manage pests and diseases. Different methods of injection are described along with the underlying plant physiological principles, possible implications on the tree, and other concerns and considerations. Written by Leigh Archer, Ute Albrecht, and Jonathan Crane, and published by the UF/IFAS Horticultural Sciences Department.
Released On: 11-15-2021

Management of Purple and Yellow Nutsedge in Florida Strawberry

A UF/IFAS numbered Fact Sheet.
Released On: 11-14-2021

Water Movement in Strawberry Beds

A UF/IFAS numbered Fact Sheet.
Released On: 11-14-2021

Tips on Halterbreaking Cattle

Many youth join 4-H with visions of exhibiting dairy or beef cattle.  For those youth new to a dairy or beef project, halterbreaking their project animals is an early step to help prepare their project animal for exhibition. This new 2-page publication of the UF/IFAS 4-H Youth Development Program provides a brief list of tips for halterbreaking an animal. Written by Chris DeCubellis.
Released On: 11-14-2021

Biology and Management of Common Purslane in Fruiting Vegetables, Cucurbits, and Strawberries

A UF/IFAS numbered Fact Sheet. in support of UF/IFAS Extension program: Plant Systems
Released On: 11-14-2021

Financial Impacts of Late-Gestation Heat Stress on Cow and Offspring Lifetime Performance

This publication describes the financial implications of ignoring heat stress in dry cows to assist dairy producers in decisions about installation of heat abatement measures and cooling cows in that stage of the production cycle. Written by L. T. Casarotto, J. Laporta, and G. E. Dahl, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences, November 2021.
Released On: 11-11-2021

Reproductive Tract Score: A Tool for Evaluating Beef Heifer Reproductive Potential

This publication explains the RTS methodology and suggests how it can be implemented in a cow-calf operation. Written by Mario Binelli, Thiago Martins, Cecilia C. Rocha, Felipe A. C. C. Silva, João Bittar, Philipe Moriel, Angela M. Gonella-Diaza, Lauren Butler, and Cindy Sanders, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences, October 2021.
Released On: 11-11-2021

Choose MyPlate: Reduce Your Sodium

This publication provides facts about sodium and the importance of reducing sodium intake. It also provides easy tips to reduce your sodium intake. Written by Ashley Hamm, Shari Bresin, D’Alicia Straughter, Karla P. Shelnutt, and Gail P. A. Kauwell, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, revised November 2021.
Released On: 11-11-2021

Generations at a Glance

Generational differences are a topic that has been discussed for decades, and interest in it is increasing in the 2020s as people are finding jobs younger and retiring older than ever before in American history. Five generations, from Traditionalists through Generation Z, are engaged in the workforce as consumers, employers, and managers. This new 4-page publication, written by Megan S. Cantrell, provides an overview of the influences and notable qualities of these generations.
Released On: 11-09-2021

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