Escambia County Beef Cattle & Forage Bootcamp, March 7, 2020
UF/IFAS Extension Escambia County will be hosting the 3rd annual Beef Cattle & Forage Bootcamp March 7th, 2020 in Molino.
The beef cattle bootcamp is a hands-on learning opportunity for producers in the areas of cattle handling, management, nutrition & forages. We will also have producers and Extension specialist on hand for you to visit with.
Registration 8:30-9:00 a.m.
Welcome/Introductions 9:00-9:15 a.m.
Rotation Breakouts: 9:15 – 11:30 (45 min ea.)
Beef Heifer Development and Pregnancy Detection Technologies Evaluation of new technologies for pregnancy detection. Kalyn Waters & Nick Simmons
Winter Forage Demonstrations & Planting method influence on yield & quality Winter annual livestock forage plots with industry reps on hand. Libbie Johnson
UF beef cattle nutrition research demonstration Overview and demonstrations of research by UF/IFAS specialist in ruminant nutrition.
Lunch: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 pm
Lunchtime topics (lunch provided)
Current Market Trends
Cost Share programs
Wrap-up, Evaluations: 12:30
After lunch session: 1:00 p.m.
Livestock handling and trailer safety (optional)
Location: Escambia County 4-H Livestock Facility, 5701 Hwy 99, Molino, FL 32577
Nick Simmons UF/IFAS Extension Escambia County, firstname.lastname@example.org, 850-475-5230
Registration fees for the Beef Cattle Boot Camp are
$10/person, $15/couple. Free for 4-H & FFA Youth. Registration fees will be paid on-site the day of event.
We ask that you RSVP to the Escambia County Extension Office (850-475-5230) to make food arrangements.