Giving to Range Cattle REC

One of the reasons the Range Cattle REC is so successful is because of the generosity of our alumni, friends and industry partners. If you would like to make a gift to the Range Cattle REC, please consider one of the options below. 

  1. Range Cattle REC General Fund 
    This fund helps to support the highest priorities and most pressing needs at the Range Cattle REC. Gifts to this fund can be used to support faculty development, graduate student support, research funding and facilities maintenance.
  2. Florida Cattlemen’s Endowment 
    This fund supports research/educational activities at the Range Cattle Research and Education Center by establishing application oriented research/education projects that aim to improve the efficiency, quality, and profitability of beef production in Southern Florida.
  3. Adams Ranch Endowment 
    This fund was established by Adams Ranch. It supports teaching, research, and extension activities associated with natural resources and Florida grazing lands, including the activities at the UF/IFAS Range Cattle Research and Education Center located in Ona, Florida.
  4. Elver M. Hodges Forage Production and Management Endowment 
    This fund was established by Dr. Elver M. Hodges. It supports teaching, research and extension efforts related to forage at the Range Cattle Research and Education Center in Ona, Florida.

If you are interested in making a gift through your estate plan; creating a charitable gift annuity or designating Ona as the beneficiary of a life insurance policy, contact the IFAS Development Office at 352-392-1975 or

You will find more information about these giving vehicles at