Media Release

November Livestock Programs

Monday, October 26, 2015 12:15 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following Livestock Programs for November, 2015. These programs are being offered by Dr. Cindy Sanders, Livestock Agent, at the facilities listed below.

Beef Cattle Palpation School – November 12-13, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the UF/IFAS Beef Teaching Unit (3301 SW 23 Terrace, Gainesville)

Topics include: reproduction basics, calving difficulty, breeding season management, palpation, and blood testing.

There is a $75.00 (includes lunch and supplies) registration fee. Class will be limited to the first 20 registrants. Participants must pre-register by Monday, November 2, by calling 352-955-2402.

View/download the event flyer (PDF).

Florida Fall Cattlemen’s Conference & Allied Trade Show – November 19, at 8 a.m., at the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion (2232 NE Jacksonville Road, Ocala)

Some topics include: hay vs. round bale silage, fetal programming, bull selection, and basic herd health.

There is a $25.00 registration fee. Participants must pre-register by Friday, November 6. Registration is available on-line with additional fee.

For more information about these programs contact Dr. Cindy Sanders, Livestock Agent, at 352-955-2402. Visit the Extension Office Calendar for additional programs offered by the Extension 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).