Horses

Status update

This is National Invasive Species Awareness Week .  Years ago, we begin writing blog posts on invasives and working as a team of Ag, Hort and NR agents to send out the posts. Check out what we have written so far http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/nat/.

Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/02/26/food-safety-manual-training-in-leon-april-4th/

Panhandle Equine Health and Management Workshop, hosted by UF/IFAS

Date: Tuesday, December 9 Time: 6:00-8:30 p.m. Location: NFREC-Quincy, FL (155 Research Road) Program Agenda 5:30 – Sign In and Refreshments (Subs, Chips, Cookies) 6:00 – Welcome and Introductions 6:15-6:45 – The Equine Digestive System and Introduction to Equine Nutrition – Christa Moody, Seminole Feed 6:45-7:15 – Understanding Equine Dental Care – Dr. Carissa Wickens, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/12/01/panhandle-equine-health-and-management-workshop-hosted-by-ufifas/

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Confirmed in Jefferson County

A horse was diagnosed with Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in Jefferson County last week. EEE is a viral disease transmitted by mosquitos and affects both horses and humans. The virus is found in birds and is transmitted by a mosquito which has bitten an infected bird and then bites a horse or human. The disease …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/09/05/eastern-equine-encephalitis-confirmed-in-jefferson-county/