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Cattle Reproduction Technology Demonstration

Pregnancy Blood Test

Monday, October 13 – 4:00 to 6:00 PM Cherokee Ranch – 1525 Fairview Rd (CR 167 aka PC Cutoff)   Agenda: New Technology in Cattle Reproduction – Cliff Lamb, UF/IFAS Beef Specialist The Value of Pregnancy Testing – Darren Henry, UF Beef Cattle PhD student Hands-on blood sample collection training New technology has been developed …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2014/10/06/cattle-reproduction-technology-demonstration/

Northwest Florida Beef Conference February 12

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The 29th annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show will be held on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center, located at 2741 Pennsylvania Avenue, Marianna, Florida.  The event begins with registration and the Trade Show opening at 7:30 AM central time, and concludes at 1:30 PM.  The program begins …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2014/01/18/northwest-florida-beef-conference-february-12/

Complying with the New Florida Cattle ID Rule

Cattle ID Tag

                In March of 2013, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Cattle Identification rules were implemented requiring all cattle 18 months old or older be identified for interstate (across state line) transportation.  Beef cattle under 18 months of age, unless they are moved interstate for shows, exhibitions, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2014/01/17/complying-with-the-new-florida-cattle-id-rule/

New Florida Cattle Identification Rule Workshop June 4

Tuesday, June 4, 2013     6:30 – 9:30 PM Central Time Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center 2741 Pennsylvania Avenue, Marianna, Florida The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) is developing a Cattle Identification Rule which will go into effect January 1, 2014.  They are seeking feedback from cattle producers on the draft version of the rule, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2013/06/01/new-florida-cattle-identification-rule-workshop/

Blood Sample Pregnancy Testing for Cattle

Blood sampling

  Pregnancy testing is one of the best management practices cattle ranchers can use to reduce costs and improve the efficiency of their beef herd.  Livestock economists in the southeast estimate that the annual production costs are $400 or more per brood cow each year.   Open or non-pregnant cows will consume considerable resources, if …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2013/05/01/blood-sample-pregnancy-testing-for-cattle/

Northwest Florida Beef Conference February 21

Beef Cattle – February 21 The Northwest Florida Beef Conference & Trade Show will be held on Thursday, February 21st at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center, located at 2741 Pennsylvania Avenue in Marianna, Florida. The program is scheduled to begin at 7:30 AM Central and will conclude with lunch, followed by an optional Cool …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2013/02/18/northwest-florida-beef-conference-february-21/

Florida Bull Test Sale 1-19-13

  2013 Florida Bull Test Sale January 19, 2013 at the NFREC Beef Unit in Marianna, FL The 13th Florida Bull Test was conducted at the University of Florida North Florida Research and Education center in Marianna.  There were 93 consignments from 33 consignors from Florida, Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi.  There were 38 Angus, 3 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2013/01/07/614/

Laramore Brothers Named Cattlemen of the Year

Blane and Johnny Laramore were named Jackson County Cattlemen of the year by the Jackson County Cattleman’s Association recently at their annual banquet.  News Channel 7 Interviewed Blane.   http://www.wjhg.com/video/?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=7884530

Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2012/11/06/laramore-brothers-named-cattlemen-of-the-year/

Mysterious 6 Legged Calf born near Grand Ridge

Dr. Owen Rae, DVM, University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, said "The condition is called polymelia or, an easier description, parasitic limbs.

Willard Yeomans, who owns Oak Ridge Dairy located just north of Grand Ridge, discovered a very unique heifer calf in his calving pasture in early September.  The calf was born with an extra set of legs protruding from a small mass behind her navel.  Yeomans said, “I have been milking cows for 58 years and have never …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2012/09/27/mysterious-6-legged-calf-born-near-grand-ridge/

Smallest cattle herd since 1952 means higher cattle prices.

Cow-calf Returns & Inventory

County Agent Doug Mayo discusses cattle prices on Channel 4’s Focus on Agriculture TV Show.  The video does have a short comercial just before the interview.  http://www.wtvynews4.com/video/?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=7339838.  

Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2012/06/05/smallest-cattle-herd-since-1952-means-higher-cattle-prices/

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