The Florida Beef Council (FBC) just wrapped up a two-month campaign, which involved producers across the state telling their story. In our Beef Checkoff report, Allyson Trimble, FBC director of beef marketing and promotions, explains what this effort involved.
Florida Livestock Markets Closed Next Week Due to Hurricane Irma
According to information from the Florida Cattlemen’s Association, the Florida Association of Livestock Markets (FALM) will close all 9 livestock markets in Florida next week on their regular sale days, September 11, 12, and 13, due to Hurricane Irma. But, the Florida Cattlemen’s Association Quality Replacement Heifer sale is still scheduled to be held Friday, September 15th at the Arcadia …
Learning More about Florida Beef Industry
Florida Beef Council director of beef marketing and promotions, Allyson Trimble, recently took part in an event which helped broaden her knowledge about the beef industry and learn about promotional aspects she could bring back to the state. Plus, she has information about a meeting this week with someone interested in learning more about the beef industry.
Great Florida Cattle Drive ’21
The Great Florida Cattle Drive is known as a project that celebrates Florida’s rich history as a cattle state. The last cattle drive took place in January of 2016, and while they are normally held every 10 years, Chairman Doyle Conner Jr. says the next one will be in 2021. More shots from the Great Florida Cattle Drive 2016. “The …
Deadline for Florida Heifer Development Program is Tuesday
Cattlemen across the Southeast are being reminded that Tuesday, August 1st is the deadline for the nomination of heifers in the 2017-2018 Florida Heifer Development Program. Last year the program developed 79 head of commercial and purebred heifers for producers from Georgia, Alabama, and Florida. All heifers in the program will be housed at the North Florida Research and Education …
Research Efforts at FAMU Include Cattle
The 2017 Florida Cattlemen’s Association Convention wraps up today in Orlando, as a good crowd has been on hand. One of those attending was Florida A&M University (FAMU) Vice President of Research, Timothy Moore. Southeast AgNet’s Gary Cooper caught up with him to talk about research efforts at the Tallahassee school, which includes programs for cattle.
Florida Cattlemen’s Convention Is a Family Event
The 2017 Florida Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Trade Show is underway at the Orlando Buena Vista Palace. And according to Dusty Holley, FCA director of field services, once again, it is a big family event.
Florida Cattlemen Ready for Annual Convention
The 2017 Florida Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Trade Show is coming up June 19-22, again at a new location, the Orlando Buena Vista Palace. FCA’s Director of Field Services, Dusty Holley, says a lot will be discussed during their annual event.
Grant Dollars Fund Programs through Florida Beef Council
Dollars through the Beef Checkoff help the Florida Beef Council (FBC) conduct various programs across the state. But according to FBC CEO Jim Handley, a recent grant has helped the council conduct a couple of more programs.
Register Now for Florida Cattlemen’s Association Convention
The Florida Cattlemen’s Association wants to remind their members that their 2017 FCA Convention and Trade Show will take place June 19-22 at a new location, the Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace. FCA Executive Vice President Jim Handley says they are looking forward to this location hosting their annual event. [/audio]” pinterest=”true” reddit=”true” email=”true”]