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Ona RCREC Beef Cattle Field Day – October 1

Ona Field Day

Agenda (Eastern Time)

  • 9:00 AM Sign in – Trade Show Open
  • 10:00 AM Welcome and Introductions -Dr. John Arthington, Center Director
  • 10:15 AM Opening Remarks -Henry Kempfer Kempfer Cattle Company & President Elect, Florida Cattlemen’s Association

Faculty Presentations

  • 10:30 AM Cogongrass Management: Review and Update, Sarah Lancaster, Extension Assistant Scientist
  • 10:50 AM Cow Size and Efficiency, Phillip Lancaster, Assistant Professor
  • 11:10 AM Understanding Variation in Free-Choice Mineral Intake, John Arthington, Professor
  • 11:30 AM Steak Lunch

Afternoon Field Tour

  • 1:00 – 3:00 PM
  1. What we’ve Learned Over the Past 70 Years on Smutgrass Management Brent Sellers, Associate Professor
  2. Use of Additives and Inoculants on Haylage Production in South Florida Joao Vendramini, Associate Professor
  3. Getting Ready for Spring Pasture Fertilization, Maria Silveira, Associate Professor

Register Online:  https://rcrec-fd.eventbrite.com/ ($ 15 registration fee)

Download printer friendly brochure:  Ona RCREC field day 2013

Ona signFor more information: 

Range Cattle REC
3401 Experiment Station
Ona, FL 33865
E-mail: ona@ifas.ufl.edu
Phone: 863-735-1314 ext. 204
Fax: 863-735-1930

Driving Directions:

81o 56.406′ W and 27o 23.733′ N

From Ona – From SR 64 in Ona turn south at the caution light onto CR 663. Travel 5 miles on 663 and turn right onto Goose Pond Road. Travel 1.5 miles and turn left onto Experiment Station Road. Travel about a mile to reach the Range Cattle REC facilities.

From Arcadia – From SR 70 in Arcadia travel west about 1.5 miles to CR 661. Take a right on CR 661 and travel about 12 miles to Goose Pond Road. Take a left on Goose Pond Road and travel 1.5 miles. Turn left onto Experiment Station Road. Travel about a mile to reach the Range Cattle REC facilities.

From Bradenton – From the junction of interstate 75 and SR 64 travel east approximately 28 miles to CR 665. Take a right on 665; travel about 6 miles to Goose Pond Road. Take a left on Goose Pond Road and travel about 5 miles to Experiment Station Road take a right and travel about a mile to reach the Range Cattle REC facilities.

 

 

PG

Author: Doug Mayo – demayo@ufl.edu

Jackson County Extension Director, & Livestock & Forages Agent

My true expertise is with beef cattle and pasture management, but I can assist with information on other livestock species, as well as recreational fish ponds.
http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu

Doug Mayo

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