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RECENT & REVISED PUBLICATIONS

2011 South Florida Beef Forage Survey Results

AG466/SS-AGR-470by Sonja Crawford, Christa Kirby, Tycee Prevatt, Brent Sellers, Maria Silveira, Bridget Stice, Joao Vendramini, and Lindsey WigginsJanuary 22nd, 2023UF/IFAS Extension faculty and state specialists involved in the UF/IFAS South Florida Beef-Forage Program (SFBFP), in conjunction with the UF/IFAS Program Evaluation and Organizational Development unit, created a survey in 1982 that is used to evaluate ranch management practices. The survey is updated and distributed every five years to ranchers in 14 south Florida counties. Written by Sonja Crawford, Christa Kirby, Tycee Prevatt, Brent Sellers, Maria Silveira, Bridget Stice, Joao Vendramini, and Lindsey Wiggins, and published by the UF/IFAS Agronomy Department, reviewed January 2023.Critical Issue: Agricultural and Food Systems

Pasture’s Role in Climate Change Mitigation

SS708/SL495by Maria Silveira, Rosvel Bracho, Curtis Dell, and Abmael CardosoSeptember 25th, 2022This new 4-page publication of the UF/IFAS Department of Soil, Water, and Ecosystem Sciences provides information about the role of native and cultivated pastures in climate change mitigation and the opportunities and challenges for improving carbon sequestration in agroecosystems. Climate change mitigation in the context of this publication refers to actions that reduce the rate of climate change. This information should be of interest to stakeholders, students, scientists, and environmental agencies interested in enhancing ecosystems services provided by grazing lands. Written by Maria Silveira, Rosvel Bracho, Curtis Dell, and Abmael Cardoso.Critical Issue: Natural Resources and Environment

Wildlife of Florida Factsheets: Florida Sandhill Crane

UW493/WEC448by Hannah Fox, Bethany Wight, and Hance EllingtonMay 5th, 2022Learn more about Florida Sandhill Cranes! The Wildlife of Florida Factsheet series was created to provide the public with a quick, accurate introduction to Florida’s wildlife, including both native and invasive species. We hope these fact sheets inspire people to investigate wildlife in their own backyards and communities and understand the amazing biodiversity of wildlife in the state of Florida—in this case, the sandhill crane.Critical Issue: Natural Resources and Environment

Trapping Wild Pigs: Techniques and Designs

UW440/WEC395 by Bethany Wight, Raoul K. Boughton, and E. Hance EllingtonJanuary 23rd, 2022This publication describes the most commonly used trapping techniques, traps, and gate designs for trapping wild pigs.Critical Issue: Natural Resources and Environment

2016 South Florida Beef Forage Survey Results

AG410/SS-AGR-407by Laura Bennett, Jonael Bosques, Sarah Bostick, Lauren Butler, Sonja Crawford, Taylor Davis, Christa Kirby, Colleen Larson, Philipe Moriel, Chris Prevatt, Brent Sellers, Maria Silveira, Aaron Stam, Bridget Stice, Joao Vendramini, and Lindsey WigginsAugust 31st, 2021This publication discusses a survey used to evaluate ranch management practices to determine benchmarks in cattle production and pasture management. Written by Laura Bennett, Jonael Bosques, Sarah Bostick, Lauren Butler, Sonja Crawford, Taylor Davis, Christa Kirby, Colleen Larson, Philipe Moriel, Chris Prevatt, Brent Sellers, Maria Silveira, Aaron Stam, Bridget Stice, Joao Vendramini, and Lindsey Wiggins, and published by the UF/IFAS Agronomy Department, July 2021.Critical Issue: Agricultural and Food Systems