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The fall meeting of the Alachua County Cattlemen’s Association will be held Tuesday, September 29th at 7:00 pm. The meeting will be held at the Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center which is at 2142 Shealy Drive, Gainesville (adjacent to … Continue reading
Plans include new fencing, additional farm vehicles, a new barn for the north building complex, as well as a multipurpose building with classrooms, bathrooms and housing for on-site personnel. By improving the BTU facilities, UF/IFAS will be better positioned to … Continue reading
Dan and Sandra Marvel of Marvel Farms in High Springs were recently recognized at the 2015 Florida Cattlemen’s Convention. They received the 2014-2015 Florida Premier Award for Premier Brangus Female, Marvel’s Kissimmee 513. Further recognition came as they were named … Continue reading
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
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
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!
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