The second Small Ruminant Short Course will be held on September 29-30, 2023. The Short Course will begin in-person on Friday in the morning (8:30 AM) at the Straughn Professional Development Center and will adjourn on Saturday at lunch (12:00 ... READ MORE
By: Dr. Brittany Diehl, DVM, MS
Here in "The Swamp", we currently have our third annual UF Ram Test ongoing this summer at the University of Florida! This program is designed to standardize environmental conditions to evaluate and quantify ... READ MORE
Have You HERD Fall 2023 & Spring 2024
The Have You HERD Fall 2023 AND Spring 2024 applications are due on Friday, August 4, 2023!
Haven't HERD? The UF/Animal Sciences department (ANS) offers high school students and recent graduates ... READ MORE
The 72nd Annual Florida Beef Cattle Short Course will be held, May 10 - 12. We will meet in person starting Wednesday, after lunch (1:00 PM) and adjourning Friday at noon.
The Short Course this year will have a nutrition focus. The program ... READ MORE
Family Day at the Dairy Farm is an open house held on February 11, 2023, from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM at the UF/IFAS Dairy Farm located in Alachua, Florida. The event has been moved to earlier in the year in hopes of avoiding bad weather.
This ... READ MORE
The 56th Florida Dairy Production Conference will be held on Thursday, December 1st, 2022, at the Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center, in Gainesville, Florida. The Florida Dairy Production Conference started in 1964 and ... READ MORE
Fall 2022 Have You HERD
This semester, the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Department of Animal Sciences (ANS) Undergraduate Advising Office successfully launched the “Have you HERD?” student program. If you have not already ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences is happy to announce our Animal Sciences Alumni Tailgate will be held on October 15, 2022, at the UF/IFAS Beef Teaching Unit South. The goal of this event is to raise funds for our student judging team’s ... READ MORE
Do you want to know what it would be like to spend a day as a University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Animal Sciences student? This is your chance! Through the Have You Herd program, you will be individually paired with ... READ MORE
Breeding the Florida Herd for Quality
The 71st Annual Beef Cattle Short Course will return to the traditional, full-blown and in-person event this year, May 4 - 6th. We will resume the pre-pandemic format, starting Wednesday after lunch (1:00 ... READ MORE