Media Release

April Northeast Florida Livestock Agents Program

Thursday, March 26, 2015 1:15 PM

herdALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following Northeast Florida Livestock Agents program.

Master Herdsman Series – April 13, April 20, April 27, May 4, and May 11, 2015, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Suwannee Valley Agricultural Extension Center Farm (8202 CR 417, Live Oak)

This series will cover the following topics: goats, poultry, equine, cattle, economics and forage production.  Participants must attend at least 4 workshops to become a Master Herdsman.

The registration fee is $50.00 (includes light refreshments) for the entire series or $20.00 per class (late registration fee is $30.00).  Registration is available on-line (with additional fee).  Pre-register at least 3 days in advance by calling 352-955-2402.

For more information about this series, contact Barton Wilder, Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent, at 352-955-2402. Visit the Extension Office calendar for additional programs offered by the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office.

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).