Media Release

November Livestock Programs

Thursday, October 27, 2016 9:15 AM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following Livestock Programs for November 2016. These programs are being offered by Dr. Cindy Sanders, Livestock Agent, at the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office (2800 N.E. 39 Avenue, Gainesville) unless otherwise indicated.

2016 Fall Cattlemen’s Conference & Allied Trade Show – November 17, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion (2232 NE Jacksonville Road, Ocala)

Topics include: managing forage resources, controlling weeds, reproductive diseases, and heifer development.

The early registration fee is $25.00 by November 11. On-site or after November 11, the late registration fee is $75.00. Participants can register online (with an additional fee), or call 352-337-6209. Registration includes admission to all seminars, trade show, printed proceedings, and a catered lunch.

For more information, contact Mark Shuffitt, UF/IFAS Extension Marion County Office at 352-671-8400.

2016 Fall Beef Cattle Workshop – November 29, at 6:30 p.m.

Topics include fall/winter supplementation, forage management, and veterinary feed directive rule.

Registration fee is $10.00 (includes dinner). The registration deadline is November 18. Register by calling 352-955-2402.

View/download the 2016 Fall Beef Cattle Workshop flyer (PDF).

For more information about these programs, contact Dr. Cindy Sanders 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).