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Northwest Florida–Where the Plants Eat Meat!

Among the most fascinating natural phenomena in our area are the presence of dozens of species of carnivorous, or meat-eating, plants. Found in bogs, meadows, and seepage slopes with mucky, acidic soils and low levels of nutrients, these plants have adapted to their difficult conditions by developing ways to digest insects.These carnivores are best known …

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USDA’s Grass-Fed Meat Labeling Regulations Changed in January

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) rescinded the labeling standard for grass-fed meat on January 12, 2016 in a Federal Register notice. The posting states “AMS has determined that certain services do not fit within the Agency’s statutory mandate to facilitate the marketing of U.S. agricultural products.” It also sites potential regularity …

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Factors for Successfully Wintering Your Meat Goats

There are important factors to consider to successfully overwinter your goat herd. Dr. Henry Grant, County Extension Director, Livestock Agent, Gadsden County Extension Service A winter feeding program for meat goats should have as its main objectives:  to provide the nutrients necessary to maintain a reasonable body condition, to prevent weight loss, and to maintain …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/11/16/factors-for-successfully-wintering-your-meat-goats/

Watch for the Nutrition Facts Label to Appear on Meat and Poultry Products

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/05/09/watch-for-the-nutrition-facts-label-to-appear-on-meat-and-poultry-products/