Celebrating the 62nd Annual
Florida Beef Cattle Short Course

 May 8-10, 2013

Alto and Patricia Straughn IFAS Extension
Professional Development Center

2142 Shealy Drive, Gainesville, Florida 32611

           

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Tentative Agenda                                             Printable PDF

Addressing Challenges of a Dynamic Industry

 

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

PM Session: Straughn Extension Professional Development Center

Big Issues with Florida Impacts

1:00pm

Welcome  

1:15pm

Cattlemen Comments Woody Larson

1:30pm

Market Outlook - Dr. Derrell Peel, Oklahoma State University

2:15pm

Genomics: Promises from the Past Dr. Andy Herring, Texas A&M University

3:00pm

Break

3:30pm

Results from the Angus-Brahman Multi-breed Project Dr. Dwain Johnson, University of Florida

4:15pm

Connection to Cattlemen A Discussion with Producers

5:00pm

Update on Animal Identification - Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

5:30pm

Reception

 

Thursday, May 9, 2013

AM Session: Straughn Extension Professional Development Center

Focus on Beef Quality Assurance

8:30am

Implications of the Fed Beef Audit Dr. Chad Carr, University of Florida

9:15am

Perspectives on Cull Cow Value

10:00am

Break

10:30am

Cattle Health Practices for Those that Wear Spurs and Spit Dr. Dee Griffin, University of Nebraska

11:15am

Animal Handling and Wellbeing Issues

PM Session: Horse Teaching Unit

12:00pm

Lunch at the Horse Teaching Unit
provided by Farm Credit of Florida!

1:30pm

Afternoon Demonstrations

Live Cattle Demonstrations, Cattle Necropsy-Disease, Feed-Forage-Pasture Demonstrations

6:00pm

Steak-Out at the Horse Teaching Unit

 

Friday, May 10, 2013

AM Session: Straughn Extension Professional Development Center 

UF Beef and Forage Research Updates

8:30am

Dr. Matt Hersom, Department of Animal Sciences

Dr. Owen Rae, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, UF College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Nicolas DiLorenzo, North Florida Research and Education Center-Marianna

9:15am

Dr. Cliff Lamb, North Florida Research and Education Center-Marianna

Dr. Joao Vendramini, Range Cattle Research and Education Center-Ona

Dr. Todd Thrift, Department of Animal Sciences

10:00am

Break

10:30am

Dr. John Arthington, Range Cattle Research and Education Center-Ona

Dr. Lynn Sollenberger, Department of Agronomy

Dr. Chad Carr, Department of Animal Sciences

11:15am

Dr. Brent Sellers, Range Cattle Research and Education Center-Ona

Dr. Yoanna Newman, Department of Agronomy

11:45am

Group Questions

12:00pm

Adjourn

Agenda subject to change 

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