Livestock and Natural Resources

The Livestock and Natural Resources programs at the UF/IFAS Lake County Extension office provide educational assistance to farmers and ranchers, both large and small, throughout the county. Information on upcoming programs and events can be found on the UF/IFAS Lake County Extension front page.

***Hurricane Prep for Livestock and Horse Owners***

Visual Identification of Creeping Indigo

Information on the Cogongrass Treatment Cost Share Program

Livestock Production

Unbiased, research-based information is available for a variety of livestock raised in Lake County, ranging from cattle and poultry, to fish and honey bees.




Small Ruminants



Honey Bees

Small Farms

UF Small Farms Website

Getting Started: Choosing the Correct Enterprise

Marketing: What Can I Do With My Small Farm?

Agricultural Loans and Grants

Enterprise Budgets

National Organic Program

Forage Production

UF Extension Soil Lab

Weed Management in Pastures and Rangeland

Grazing Management

Equine Forages

Natural Resources

Natural Resource Management Plan


Restoring the Urban Forest Ecosystem

Invasive Species Management

Fact Sheets and Presentations

Winter Forage Options

UF/IFAS Lake County Extension fact sheet #2014003  Poison in the Pasture: Common Central Florida Plants Toxic to Livestock



About the Agent

    Megan Brew, M.S.

    Meg is a native Floridian with roots in cattle, cotton, and peanut production. She holds a B.S. degree in Animal Science and a M.S. in Animal Nurtution. Her Masters research focused on water intake in growing beef cattle. Meg enjoys helping farmers and ranchers discover new ways to mitigate risks and improvve their productivity. To schedule an onsite farm visit with Meg please contact her at