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Livestock and Poultry Farming

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Dairy Farming

Dairy farming is a class of agriculture for long-term production of milk, which is processed (either on the farm or at a dairy plant, either of which may be called a dairy) for eventual sale of a dairy product.

Grazing Lands

Any vegetated land that is grazed or has the potential to be grazed by animals (domestic and wild). This term is all-inclusive and covers all kinds and types of land that can be grazed. [AGROVOC]

Veterinary Medicine

The diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries of companion, domestic, exotic, wildlife and production animals.

Publications

Livestock Vaccines: Principles, Types, and Important Factors to Consider

VM258/VM258by Juan M. Campos Krauer and João H. J. BittarFebruary 16th, 2024This publication presents information on the basic mechanisms and types of livestock vaccines available, as well as a few best practices for vaccine management. This information can help improve your herd health and success in your next herd vaccination. Written by Juan M. Campos Krauer and João H. J. Bittar, and published by the Veterinary Medicine—Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, UF/IFAS Extension, January 2024.

Related IFAS Blog Posts

More than just a nuisance: Why we should invest in managing mosquito populations

Jonael BosquesFebruary 28th, 2024The cool weather we are enjoying will be gone before you know it. Accompanying the warm weather comes the buzzing and biting of mosquitoes. Florida’s warm, humid climate provides a breeding haven for mosquitoes, making them a constant nuisance and potential health threat. It is important to note that these flying ectoparasites are responsible for over […]

Navigating the Thistle Lifecycle: Strategies for Effective Thistle Management in Pastures

Kalan RoyalDecember 13th, 2023Thistles are a common weed found in pastures throughout South Florida that can have an economic impact on your cattle operation through loss of grazing and reduced forage production which can lead to reduced weaning weights. Thistles are biennials, which means plants grow from seed in the first year and produce seeds the second year. […]

42nd Annual Volusia County Farm Tour

Ashley StonecipherOctober 27th, 2023November 17, 2023 from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm The Volusia County Farm Tour has been a popular fall tradition since 1981. The agriculture industry is the silent engine of the Volusia County economy where local farmers create jobs, feed families and pump more than $780 million in the local economy. The University of Florida/IFAS […]

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