BQA Certification Training October 26

BQA Certification Training October 26

In conjunction with the Panhandle Cattlemen’s College, there will be a Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certification hosted on October 26, 2022 from 8:00 AM CST to Noon, at the North Florida Research and Education Center’s Beef Unit, near Marianna, Florida....
Panhandle Cattlemen’s College – October 26-28

Panhandle Cattlemen’s College – October 26-28

UF/IFAS Extension is excited to announce the inaugural Panhandle Cattlemen’s College will be hosted on October 26-28, 2022 at the North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC), near Marianna, Florida. The program will feature three tracks that will allow...
Foot Rot in Cattle this Summer

Foot Rot in Cattle this Summer

  I have been treating quite a bit of foot rot in my herd in the past month and odds are, if I am seeing it in the cattle we manage, everyone else is too. Thus, let us take a few minutes to review the ins and outs of foot rot. The bacterium that is responsible...
Myth Busters: GnRH Hormone Edition

Myth Busters: GnRH Hormone Edition

Back in 2003 the Discovery Channel rolled out Myth Busters and we all started looking at things we accepted as truth and asking if they were BUSTED or CONFIRMED! While there are few people in the cattle industry blowing things up on a daily basis (not on purpose),...
Freezer Beef Boot Camp 2022 – June 28

Freezer Beef Boot Camp 2022 – June 28

How many retail pounds of beef will you get from a 1250 pound steer? What certifications does your slaughter facility need to enable you to sell products they process? Do you need to put a cow on feed before you grind her for hamburger? Is there more money in selling...