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Alachua County Cattlemen’s Association Fall Dinner and Meeting

Date: Thursday, September 13, 2018 Time: 7:00 PM Location: UF Beef Teaching Unit South, located at 3721 SW 23rd Terrace (Just off Williston Road) Our sponsor will be Summer Ag Services from Tifton, Georgia. The program topics will include PRF (Pasture Rangeland … Continue reading

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ALACHUA COUNTY CATTLEMAN’S ASSOCIATION SPRING MEETING April 19th at Newberry High School. 7pm

The ACCA is planning the spring quarterly meeting on April 19, 2018 at 7 PM. The event will take place at the Newberry High School, 400 SW 258th Street, Newberry, FL. We will meet in the school cafeteria.   All … Continue reading

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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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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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