Media Release

From Cattle Producer to Meat Marketer Program

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 11:45 AM
ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Cooperative Extension Office is pleased to announce the upcoming program "From Cattle Producer to Meat Marketer" on Tuesday, April 13, 2010, 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the University of Florida Meat Processing Center (Animal Science Department, 1812 Shealy Drive, Gainesville). 
Topics will include:
  • Options for Direct Marketing Beef for Small & Medium Scale Producers
  • Overview of Regulations to Sell Meat in Florida
  • Challenges to Meat Processing in Florida
Registration fee is $10.00, includes meal.  Please register by calling 352-955-2402 by April 8, 2010.  All beef cattle producers in north Florida are encouraged to attend.
Click here to view the program flyer.
For more information, contact Cindy Sanders, County Extension Director/Livestock Agent at 352-955-2402 or
All Extension Programs and Services are open to all people regardless to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability or national origin.  For persons requiring special accommodations, please contact the Extension Office at (352)955-2402 (voice) or TDD/TYY (352)955-2406 or at the Alachua County Cooperative Extension Service, 2800 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville, FL  32609.  Please contact the Extension Office at least five working days prior to the program so that proper consideration may be given to the request.


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).