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ALACHUA COUNTY 4-H LIVESTOCK JUDGING TEAM COMPETES ON NATIONAL LEVEL

The team will represent 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 has made a donation towards the team’s expenses for the trip. The State 4-H Livestock … Continue reading

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QUARTERLY MEETING 12/15/16

Please join us for the winter quarterly meeting at the Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center. Our sponsor will be Multimin with Dr. Bob Gentry and Davis Lamon. The program will cover “Multimin 90: Usinginjectable trace mineral supplementation to optimize beef … 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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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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