Calendar of Events

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

June 2019

6 2nd Annual Nutrition for Beef Females program
6:00 PM - 458 US Highway 98 North, Okeechobee RSVP contact: Lauren Butler at 863-801-5518 or
View the flyer: Flyer 2019 Nutrition for Beef Females
11 Ona Ph.D. Graduate Student Highlight with José Luiz Carvalho de Souza Dias 
Jose will be presenting, "Implementation of Integrated Management Practices to Manage Giant Smutgrass (Sporobolus Indicus Var. Pyramidalis) in Bahiagrass Pastures
Grazinglands Education Bldg.
11:00 - 11:45 AM 
Click here to register.

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


Florida Cattlemen's College
Presented by the UF/IFAS Range Cattle REC at the Marco Island Marriott - room location to be announce in the near future.
For more information view the flyer: 2019 Florida Cattlemen's College flyer


Management of Smutgrass Using the Weed Wiper and Haylage Management Field Day
UF/IFAS Range Cattle REC, Ona
9:00 AM- 3:30 PM, with lunch included.
Smutgrass and Haylage Field Day Flyer
Click here to register.

July 2019

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

August 2019

13  Ona Highlight with Guest Presenter Jim Handley
Jim, the executive vice president of the Florida Cattlemen's Association, will provide an activity report on state and federal legislation and other issues.
Grazinglands Education Bldg.
11:00 - 11:45 AM 
Click here to register.

September 2019

10  Ona Ph.D. Student Highlight with Juliana Ranches
Juliana will present, "Differences on Selenium and Copper Metabolism between Brahman (Bos indicus) and Angus (Bos Taurus) cattle."
Grazinglands Education Bldg.
11:00 - 11:45 AM 
Click here to register.

October 2019

11 Cattlewomen's College: Cattle Management for Women
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, 781 Magnolia Ave., Sebring
This event is open to all cattle producers.
Cattlewomen's College: Cattle management for women flyer
24 UF/IFAS Range Cattle REC Field Day
3401 Experiment Station, Ona - 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Details will be provided in the summer. Click below for the announcement.
Field Day - Save the Date Flyer

November 2019

5-7 Alvin C. Warnick Reproductive Management School
26111 Turpentine Still Rd., Sidell.
View the brochure for details and registration information.
2019 Reproductive Management School brochure
12 Ona Long Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) Project Highlight with Marta Kohmann and Carolina Brandani
They will be presenting, "RCREC Long-term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) Project - Assessing the effect of prescribed fire frequency and association with chopping on sustainability of southern Florida rangelands."
Grazinglands Education Bldg. - 11:00 - 11:45 AM