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Spring Meeting & Cake Auction

Our spring meeting will be held Thursday, March 29 in Alachua.  Dinner will be sponsored by Helena and Dow.   We’ll also have a Cake & Pie Auction to support our youth programs.  Bring a cake to donate and your … Continue reading

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Winter Meeting

Luckily, we don’t see snow like this in Florida! But, our winter dinner meeting will be Tuesday, December 6 at 7 pm at Kanapaha Middle School.  The dinner will be sponsored by Farm Credit of Florida.  Families are requested to … Continue reading

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Junior Members Learn New Skills

Several of our Junior Cattlemen members recently attended the Block and Bridle Showmanship Clinic. We appreciate our Block and Bridle members and all they do for our youth community.  Our Junior members are looking forward to upcoming beef shows.  Be … Continue reading

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Beef Checkoff Helping to Keep Demand High

Our very own Dr. Roger West serves on the National Beef Board as secretary/treasurer.  This week on the Southeast AgNet radio featured series “Getting to know your beef checkoff”, Dr. West says if it wasn’t for the checkoff the beef industry … Continue reading

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Alachua & Levy Cattlemen to Host Steak-Out Dinner

Alachua County and Levy County Cattlemen’s are hosting the Steak-Out dinner during the winter quarterly meeting. Join us 6 pm on Thursday, December 1 at the Champion’s Club in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. See the agenda for more information on … Continue reading

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Beef, It’s What’s for Dinner: Flat Iron Steaks with Grilled Corn and Cumin-Lime Butter

Thanks to our very own Dr. Dwayne Johnson, flat iron steaks have taken off as a popular dish.  It’s great for grilling, kabobs, and many other recipes.  We’ve tried it several different ways and it’s always fantastic. But, I’ve always … Continue reading

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Fall Dinner Meeting

We will have a dinner meeting Tuesday, September 13 at 7 pm at the Perry Center for Emerging Technologies.  Our meeting will be sponsored by Helena Chemical and Ragan and Massey Seed Company.   Dr. Todd Thrift, UF animal sciences … Continue reading

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Benefits of the Cattle Industry to Alachua County

This post is the first in a series of posts about the benefits of beef and the cattle industry.  Today we’re focusing on the many benefits that the cattle industry provides to Alachua County. Safe Food Supply Alachua County cattlemen produce … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Welcome to the Alachua County Cattlemen’s Association (ACCA) blog.  ACCA is committed to providing a healthy and safe beef supply to American consumers. Produced in an economically viable manner, beef from Alachua County supports the Florida and US economies. Producers … Continue reading

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