Your Dream Outdoor Wedding Awaits

Wedding planning is stressful, and one of the hardest parts can be picking your venue. There are so many things to consider: the guest capacity, the rain plan, the proximity of the ceremony and the reception, what’s provided, and how to serve food. Dark Hammock Legacy Ranch is pleased to host weddings. We think you’ll [...]

By |2023-10-02T14:18:13-04:00October 19th, 2023|Educational, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Which Grazing System Works Best for You?

Learn about grazing management and how to be the best producer for your desired results.  Ranching is a multi-faceted business, and requires careful thought and planning in many aspects. Today we’ll be discussing grazing management, or the process of carefully monitoring cattle and grass height to ensure desired results are being met. As a producer [...]

By |2023-07-28T12:12:27-04:00August 10th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Affects ‘Shrink’ in Cattle?

Shrink is not a small problem in the beef industry. Shrink in beef cattle is the amount of weight lost when moving from one location to another, whether that’s from pasture to working facilities, ranch to feedlot, etc. It can be caused by a number of factors, but when not properly calculated and considered can [...]

By |2022-08-29T14:46:58-04:00September 19th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Research Promises Answers for Water Quality Practices

With over 12 million acres of pasture land in Florida, the Florida Cattlemen’s Association and the Florida Department of Agriculture are determined to cultivate clean resources in the state. That means implementing pollution prevention and reduction strategies. Organizations have worked together to accomplish this in a number of ways, including recommending “best management practices” (BMPs) [...]

By |2022-08-01T11:13:59-04:00August 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cobalt Is Critical for Your Cattle

Cobalt is an important mineral for cattle, especially for calves. Cows get their supply of cobalt from the soil, but when it’s lacking there, they will require supplements to make up for it. Cobalt helps synthesize vitamin B12, which is essential for energy metabolism and the production of red blood cells. Learn about some signs [...]

By |2022-05-10T06:09:42-04:00May 17th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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