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March Dinner Meeting

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 at 7:00 pm Newberry High School Cafeteria Sponsored by Travis Wiygul, Livestock Specialist Florida, MWI Veterinary Supply and Greg Woodard, Merck Animal Health Dr. Don Bliss, Mid-America Ag Research, will discuss strategic deworming and controlling parasites … Continue reading

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Junior Members Participate in the Florida State Fair

Katelynn Bayles, Dana Patterson and Nathan Snead traveled to the Florida State Fair with Dan and Sandra Marvel to participate in both the Open Brangus Cattle Show and the Youth Brangus Cattle Show.  In addition to showing cattle they prepared … Continue reading

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2015 Spring Meeting

Mark your calendar! The Spring Meeting will be March 19th at 7:00 pm at Newberry High School. It will be sponsored by MWI Vet Supply courtesy of Travis Wiygul. Please bring your favorite dessert to share!

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2014 Winter Meeting

The winter meeting was held on December 18th, 2014.  A delicious meal was catered by Cowboyz Bar-B-Que.  Heath Graham from Zoetis shared information about his company.  Amy Applegate and Melinda Springer from the USDA provided information about Cattle Traceability Requirements … 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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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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