Tag Archive: Crucial

Water conservation crucial under current drought conditions in Florida

The Florida Panhandle received much needed rain this week, helping to alleviate dry conditions in many areas of the region. However, drought conditions persist in the rest of Florida. According to the US Drought Monitor drought conditions range from moderate in north central Florida to dire in the south-central portion of the state. Precipitation is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/06/30/water-conservation-crucial-under-current-drought-conditions-in-florida/

Timing is Crucial for Successful Dove Fields

Doves are attracted to the seeds produced by many warm season crops, like the sorghum shown above. Photo Credit: Forages of Florida We are roughly 100 days away from the beginning of dove season. Planting crops that produce attractive food sources for doves can be an effective way to increase your chances of having successful …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/06/21/timing-is-crucial-for-successful-dove-fields/

Defining a Breeding Season is Crucial for Beef Herds

A defined breeding/calving season results in a more uniformed calf crop and more management options for both large and small herds. There is a long and ever growing list of management strategies that have the potential to make cow calf operations more profitable. Many of these strategies relate in some way to more efficiently meeting …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/03/08/defining-a-breeding-season-is-crucial-for-beef-herds/