Media Release

Hay Field Day

Thursday, June 27, 2013 3:30 PM
Hay Day

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Northeast Florida Livestock Agents Group is hosting the UF/IFAS Extension “Hay Field Day” on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, from 9 a.m. (registration begins at 8:30 a.m.) to 1 p.m., at Santa Fe River Ranch (29220 NW 122 Street, Alachua).  There is a $5.00 registration fee (pay at the door) – to cover materials and a lunch (prepared by Farm Credit).

The field day will provide updates on various topics related to hay production along with field demonstrations.  Topics include: body condition scoring, hay testing, pasture integrated pest management, pasture weed management and new Bahia grass varieties: TifQuik and UF Riata.

View the event flyer.

For more information or registration, contact Alachua County Cooperative Extension Director/Livestock Agent, Cynthia Sander at 352-955-2402.

An Equal Opportunity Institution.  Extension Service, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Nick T. Place, Dean. Single copies of Extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county Extension offices. Information about alternate formats is available from IFAS Communications, University of Florida, PO Box 110810, Gainesville, FL 32611-0810.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).