Calendar of Events

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

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 
Quail Creek Plantation Pavilion, 12399 NE 224th Str., Okeechobee
2019 Herd Health Program flyer
Click here to register.
8-10 68th Florida Beef Cattle Short Course
Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center, 2142 Shealy Drive, Gainesville
Click here to see details and register.
17 Sheep and Goat Workshop 
Bert Harris Agricultureal Center, 4509 George Blvd., Sebring
2019 Sheep and Goat Workshop flyer
Click here to register.
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
23 2nd Annual Nutrition for Beef Females program
6:00 PM - 1702 S Holland Parkway, Bartow RSVP contact: Bridget Stice at 863-588-2697 or bccarlis@ufl.edu
View the flyer: Flyer 2019 Nutrition for Beef Females
30 2nd Annual Nutrition for Beef Females program
6:00 PM - 1085 Pratt Boulevard, LaBelle RSVP contact: Lindsey Wiggins at 863-674-4092 or horse1@ufl.edu
View the flyer: Flyer 2019 Nutrition for Beef Females

June 2019

DateEvent
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 l.butler@ufl.edu
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 Reduce Giant Smutgrass (Sporobulus Indicus var. Pyramides 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.

27

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

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

August 2019

DateEvent
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

DateEvent
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

DateEvent
24 UF/IFAS Range Cattle REC Field Day
Save the date! Details will be providied in the summer.

November 2019

DateEvent
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