Calendar of Events

View a complete listing of upcoming purebred cattle sales, shows, & meetings.

February 2019

DateEvent
4-6  2019 Florida Ruminant Nutrition Symposium
Held at the Best Western Gateway Grand in Gainesville. The program includes 17 presentations on topics that include calf and heifer nutrition, vitamin nutrition of cattle, transition cow nutrition and metabolism, milk composition, feeding management, forage quality, nutrient absorption, and manipulations of the rumen to enhance efficiency of cattle production. Clcik here for detailed information about the event.
Click here to view the flyer: 2019 Ruminant Nutrition Symposium
12  Ona Animal Science Program Highlight with John Arthington
John will be presenting, "Troubleshooting Mineral Supplementation of Florida Beef Cow/Calf Herds."
Grazinglands Education Bldg.
11:00 - 11:45 AM 
Click here to register.
26-28  Prescribed Fire for Wildlife Workshop
North FL Research & Education Center, 155 Research Rd, Quincy, FL 32351
Registration: $25 per person. Click here to register.

March 2019

DateEvent
1 Cool-Season Forage Field Day
Beginning at the Desoto Co. Extension Office in Arcadia, including a field site visit, and ending in Wauchula.
Click here to view the flyer: 2019 Cool-Season Forage Field Day
 Click here to register.
12 Ona Long Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) Project Highlight with Britt Smith
Britt will be presenting, "Effects of prescribed fire on cattle use and foraging behavior in subtropical grasslands."
Grazinglands Education Bldg. - 11:00 - 11:45 AM
Click here to register.
21 Private Landowner Workshop
This workshop is being offered by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and UF/IFAS. It will be held at the Tenoroc Shooting Range Hunter Safety Classroom. See the flyer attached for more details. There is no fee to attend and pre-registration is not required. If you have questions, please contact Luis Gozalez, Southwest Regional Coordinator, at (863) 648-3826.
Click here to view the flyer: 2019 Private Land Owners Workshop

April 2019

DateEvent
9 Ona Soil and Water Sciences Program Highlight with Maria Silveira
Maria will be presenting, "Update on Biosolids Research and Regulations."
Grazinglands Education Bldg. 
11:00 - 11:45 AM
Click here to register. 
26 Quail Field Day
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Come join us to learn more about Bobwhite Quail, spots are limited!
The day will include a walking tour of Sharp Ranch. Registration fee, $50.
Registration will opening soon at https://2019quailfieldday.eventbrite.com
Click here to view the flyer: 2019 Quail Field Day
Topics:
History & Facts of Bobwhite Quail
Reproductive Season in South Florida
Habitat Improvement
Cage vs. Natural
Causes of Quail Mortality

May 2019

DateEvent
2 Herd Health Seminar 
Okeechobee
Save the date! Details coming soon.
8 - 10 Beef Cattle Short Course 
Gainesville
Save the date! Details coming soon.
21 Ona Beef Cattle and Forage Economics Highlight with Chris Prevatt 
Chris will be presenting, "Cow-calf management strategies for the bottom of the cattle price cycle."
Grazinglands Education Bldg.
11:00 - 11:45 AM 
Click here to register

June 2019

DateEvent
11 Ona Ph.D. Graduate Student Highlight with José Luiz Carvalho de Souza Dias
Brent will be presenting, "Implementation of integrated management practices to reduce
giant smutgrass populations in bahiagrass pastures."
Grazinglands Education Bldg.
11:00 - 11:45 AM 
Click here to register.
18-20

Florida Cattlemen Association Convention
At the Marco Island Marriott
For more information visit the Florida Cattlemen's Assocation website.

July 2019

DateEvent
2 Ona Agronomy Program Highlight with Joao Vendramini
Grazinglands Education Bldg. 
11:00 - 11:45 AM
Joao will be presenting, "Warm-season forage mixtures for pasture establishment."
Click here to register for the webinar or to 
attend in person: call 863-735-1314 ext. 204