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QUARTERLY MEETING 12/17/2015

Please join us tonight for the winter quarterly meeting. Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center Our meeting will be sponsored by Wes Grant and Chiefland Farm Supply. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Fall Alachua County Cattlemen’s Association Meeting

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

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UF/IFAS Beef Teaching Unit Renovation Groundbreaking

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

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Congratulations to Dan and Sandra Marvel

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

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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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