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Northwest Florida Beef Conference February 11

Northwest Florida Beef Conference February 11

Beef Conference Graphic (960x451)Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show
February 11, 2015

The 30th annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show will be held on Wednesday, February 11th, at the Jackson County Extension Office, in the Agriculture Conference Center, located at 2741 Pennsylvania Avenue, Marianna, Florida. Registration and the Trade Show open at 7:30 AM central time, the program starts at 8:15 AM, and concludes with a steak lunch. There is a $ 5 per person registration fee for the event, payable at the door.

The focus of the Beef Conference this year will be: Investing in the Future of Your Herd. The speakers will be sharing ideas to guide ranchers on investments worth consideration during the good years, to prepare for leaner times in the future. Topics will include improving pasture management, pasture weed control, supplement feeding systems, herd performance, financial management, and herd reproduction. 15 Beef Conference AgendaThe Beef Conference will also feature a Trade Show of businesses and agencies that offer goods and services to cattle producers in the region. Time will be provided to visit with the company representatives to learn about products and services offered for beef cattle operations.

The Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show is an educational program provided by the UF/IFAS Panhandle Agriculture Extension Team. For more information on the Beef Conference, or exhibiting in the Trade Show, contact Doug Mayo, at 850-482-9620, or demayo@ufl.edu.

Download the printer friendly flyer:  15 NW FL Beef Conference Flyer

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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.

Doug Mayo

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