Media Release

Hay Field Day

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 11:00 AM

Hay Field DayALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Northeast Florida Livestock Agents Group is hosting the UF/IFAS Extension Hay Field Day on Thursday, July 9, 2015, at Santa Fe River Ranch (29220 NW 122 Street, Alachua), from 9 a.m. (registration begins at 8:30 a.m.) to 2:15 p.m.

The field day will provide updates on various topics related to hay production along with field demonstrations. Topics include: heifer performance on Tifton-85 vs. Coastal bermudagrass, chute side handling, hayfield insecticides, weed identification, equipment demonstrations and pasture herbicide update.

The registration fee is $10.00 in advanced or $15.00 day of event (lunch will be served by Farm Credit). On-line registration is available through Eventbrite with an additional fee.

View/download the event flyer (PDF).

For more information, contact Barton Wilder, UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent 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).