Highlands County Livestock Blog



2018 Highlands County Agricultural Tours

Highlands County Agricultural Tour Tickets are now ON SALE! Tickets for our Southern Highlands County Tour taking place on Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 are available! Dates/Times: Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - Northern Highlands County Agricultural Tour - 7:45am - 4:00pm Planned stops: Crews Ranch Avon Park Correctional Institute Horticulture Program


There is a cat in my yard!

The world is divided into two types of people, cat lovers and dog lovers. Occasionally you run into someone like myself that like both. Each animal has its own charm, the loyal dog and the fickle cat. Cats can be pesky, especially when they are feral. Feral is the term for an animal that has escaped domestication and now roams free. The debate over what to do with them isn’t going to be settled soon. Not all cats that show up are feral. Some


Coyotes in Florida

The Highlands County Florida Cattlemen Association Board has a monthly meeting where they discuss upcoming industry events and local happenings for producers.  This monthly meeting is a way to learn what our producers are faced with, what they are currently working through, and strategies on how to solve problems.  The current president has begun bringing in guest speakers that are experts in their field for the members to learn from. This