In this Issue:
  • Beef Cattle Basics Session 4 – Pasture Management July 12
  • Perennial Peanut Field Day – May 31
  • Bull Calf Evaluation and Marketing Workshop – May 18
  • 34th Annual FSA – UF/IFAS Seedsmen Seminar – May 30
  • Cold Tolerant Citrus Production Workshop – June 2
  • Beef Cattle Basics Session 2 – Reproduction Management – May 8
  • Corn Silage and Forage Field Day – May 24
  • Scientists Share Latest Research and Production Tips at Carinata Field Days Across the Southeast
  • Marketing Weaned calves through the Alabama SAFE Sale
  • Florida Beef Cattle Short Course – May 9-11
  • Production Meeting

    Beef Cattle Basics Session 4 – Pasture Management July 12

    Session 4 of Beef Cattle Basics – Pasture Management will be Thursday, July 12. Beef Cattle Basics is an educational series provided by UF/IFAS Extension, designed to give new or beginning producers a solid educational foundation for their beef cattle enterprises.

    Beef Cattle Basics will address six topics that are essential to beef operations of any size:

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/06/29/beef-cattle-basics-session-4-pasture-management-july-12/

    Perennial Peanut Field Day – May 31

    The annual Perennial Peanut Field Day will be held Thursday May 31, 2018 at the University of Florida’s North Florida Research and Education Center in Quincy, Florida.  (155 Research Road, Quincy, Florida 32351)  There will be five presentations related to perennial peanut production, and a field tour of research plots at the station.  There will …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/05/25/perennial-peanut-field-day-may-31/

    Bull Calf Evaluation and Marketing Workshop – May 18

    The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is holding a hands-on workshop geared toward purebred beef producers on Friday, May 18, 2018.  A Bull Calf Evaluation and Marketing workshop will be held at the Southern Cattle Company Farm, near Dothan, AL from 1:30 to 4:30 PM.

    According to Rickey Hudson, Animal Science and Forages Regional Extension Agent, …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/05/11/bull-calf-evaluation-and-marketing-workshop-may-18/

    34th Annual FSA – UF/IFAS Seedsmen Seminar – May 30

    Members, Friends, and Supporters of the Florida Seed Association (FSA) are invited to attend the Florida Seed Association annual meeting. The 34th Annual FSA – UF/IFAS Seedsmen Seminar will take place on Wednesday May 30th, 2018.  The event will take place at the Florida Farm Bureau Building, 5700 SW 34th Street, Gainesville, Florida. The cost …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/05/11/34th-annual-fsa-uf-ifas-seedsmen-seminar-may-30/

    Cold Tolerant Citrus Production Workshop – June 2

    Please join Extension agents and specialists from the University of Florida and University of Georgia for a highly informative Cold Tolerant Citrus Workshop. The event starts at 8:30 Eastern at the UF/IFAS Extension Taylor County office in Perry, Florida.

    The following topics will be covered:

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    Beef Cattle Basics Session 2 – Reproduction Management – May 8

    Beef Cattle Basics is an educational series provided by UF/IFAS Extension, which has been designed to give new and experienced producers a solid educational foundation for their beef cattle enterprises. Beef Cattle Basics will address six topics that are essential to beef operations of any size:

  • Forages – Variety Selection and Establishment Procedures
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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/05/04/beef-cattle-basics-six-part-series-begins-april-12/

    Corn Silage and Forage Field Day – May 24

    The University of Florida and University of Georgia’s annual Corn Silage and Forage Field Day will be held May 24, 2018 at the UF/IFAS Plant Science Research and Education Unit – Citra, FL. The corn silage and forage field day is an extension education program promoted by the University of Florida and the University …

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    Scientists Share Latest Research and Production Tips at Carinata Field Days Across the Southeast

    Authors: Dan Geller, Ben Christ, Wendy-Lin Bartels, Bill Hubbard, Sheeja George, Ian Small, David Wright

    This Spring, both farmers and researchers in the Southeast United States are at work. Inside the farm gate, producers are taking advantage of every opportunity to be out with their crops, putting in extra time to ensure their production goals …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/04/27/scientists-share-latest-research-and-production-tips-at-carinata-field-days-across-the-southeast/

    Marketing Weaned calves through the Alabama SAFE Sale

    Cow-calf ranchers have an opportunity to add value to the weaned calves they sell, through a cooperative board sale.  For the past 24 years cattle producers in Southeast Alabama, Southwest Georgia, and Northwest Florida have joined together to form marketing groups that jointly offer weaned calves in groups.  The main concept of these board …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/04/20/2018-alabama-safe-sale-and-upcoming-bqa-training-april-24/

    Florida Beef Cattle Short Course – May 9-11

     

    The 2018 Beef Short Course Program Committee and the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences encourage cattle ranchers to attend the 67th annual Florida Beef Cattle Short Course in Gainesville, Florida May 9-11, 2018. The Short Course will be held at the Straughn Extension Professional Development Center, 2142 Shealy Dr., Gainesville, FL 32611.

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