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Hurricane Preparation for Your Farm

Farmers in Florida worry every fall about potential damage from a hurricane.  Most of the media attention focuses on families in coastal communities, but not as much attention is provided for farmers and ranchers. Emergency responders are also likely to target their efforts immediately after the storm comes ashore on coastal areas hardest hit by …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2017/09/07/hurricane-preparation-for-your-farm/

Northwest Florida Beef Conference & Trade Show – February 8

The 32nd annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show will be held on Wednesday, February 8th in the Agriculture Conference Center, at the Jackson County Extension Office, located at 2741 Penn 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 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2016/12/20/northwest-florida-beef-conference-trade-show-february-8/

Trade Show Exhibitor Information for the 2017 Beef Conference

Sponsor and Exhibit at the 32nd Annual Beef Conference! If you sell products and services to Beef Cattle Producers in the Florida Panhandle, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to exhibit at this year’s Beef Conference Trade Show. What is the Beef Conference? It is a half-day, University of Florida Extension educational program for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2016/12/13/trade-show-exhibitor-information-for-the-2017-beef-conference/

2016 Northwest Florida Beef Conference & Trade Show February 10

The 31st annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show will be held on Wednesday, February 10th, in the Agriculture Conference Center, at the Jackson County Extension Office, located at 2741 Penn Avenue, Marianna, Florida. This is a regional educational program for cattle ranchers in the Southeast. Registration and the Trade Show open at 7:30 AM …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2016/01/22/2016-northwest-florida-beef-conference-trade-show-february-10/

2016 Beef Conference Trade Show Exhibitor Information

Sponsor and Exhibit at the 31st Annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference Trade Show! If you sell products or provide services to Beef Cattle Producers in the Florida Panhandle, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to represent your company or organization at this year’s Beef Conference Trade Show! Use the following links to download the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2015/12/14/2016-nw-fl-beef-conference-trade-show-exhibitor-information/

Cattle Reproduction Technology Demonstration

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

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

                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

  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/

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