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ALACHUA COUNTY CATTLEMAN’S ASSOCIATION WINTER MEETING, DECEMBER 14, 2017

The ACCA is planning the winter quarterly meeting on December 14, 2017 at 7 PM. The event will take place at the Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center, 2142 Shealy Drive, Gainesville (adjacent to the Animal Science Building, opposite the … Continue reading

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Junior Cattlemen Activities Planned for Fall 2017

The Alachua County Junior Cattlemen have had a busy summer this year. Members attended the Florida Cattleman’s Convention, participating in many of the junior contests and the Quiz Bowl. A large group of juniors toured the new Beef Teaching Unit … Continue reading

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ALACHUA COUNTY 4-H LIVESTOCK JUDGING TEAM MEETS NEW CHALLENGES

The team represented Florida 4-H in the National Western 4-H Livestock Judging Contest in Denver, CO. Jan 4-7, 2017. The Alachua County Cattlemen’s Association made a donation towards the team’s expenses for the trip. The Alachua County 4-H Livestock Judging … Continue reading

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Alachua County Youth Fair and Livestock Show Building Fund

Hines Cattle Company of High Springs has generously donated a bred Brangus cross heifer to the Alachua County Youth Fair and Livestock Show.  Each donation of $20.00 earns you one chance to own this quality animal.  The heifer will be … Continue reading

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Alachua County Youth Fair and Livestock Show

From: “Renee Nelms” <alachua@ifas.ufl.edu> Date: Feb 18, 2016 3:02 PM Subject: Upcoming Youth Fair & Livestock Show – March 4-8, 2016 To: <ALACHUA-LIVESTOCK Cc: The Alachua County Youth Fair and Livestock Show Association is pleased to announce the upcoming Alachua … 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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