Agricultural Education and Communication

Agricultural Education and Communication

Effects of prescribed fire on cattle use and foraging behavior
by Britt Smith, Postdoctoral Research Associate working jointly with Archbold Biological Station and the UF/IFAS Range Cattle REC on the USDA Long Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) Project Fire is a historic and important disturbance in Florida’s ecosystems. Fire consumes dead and living organic plant matter and with ample soil moisture, plants will quickly regrow resulting in lush and nutritious vegetation for livestock