Friday Feature: Sheep Drive Through the Streets of Madrid

Friday Feature: Sheep Drive Through the Streets of Madrid

Most Floridians dread the coming of summer vacation due to all of the added traffic on local roads as millions of tourists travel through Florida to beaches and other tourist attractions.  In Madrid, Spain, sheep and goats pour through city streets on their way to...
Alabama BQA Training in Dothan – May 19

Alabama BQA Training in Dothan – May 19

Cattle producers that need Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) for certification training or renewal can attend the upcoming workshop.  BQA training is something every cattleman should receive but is also a requirement for participation in the upcoming AL SAFE Sale.  The...
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...
Gulf Coast Cattlemen’s Conference – August 12

Gulf Coast Cattlemen’s Conference – August 12

The Alabama Cooperative Extension Service will host their 2022 Gulf Coast Cattlemen’s Conference on August 12th at the Grace Fellowship Church in Atmore, and all cattlemen and cattlewomen are invited to attend. Topics that will be included in the conference...
Friday Feature:  Using RFID Tags on Cattle Operations

Friday Feature: Using RFID Tags on Cattle Operations

At the recent UF/IFAS Beef Cattle Short Course in Gainesville, there was a good deal of discussion about cattle traceability in the event of a major disease outbreak. Much of the effort toward developing a traceability system in the cattle industry has focused on the...