Beef Cattle & Forage Bootcamp – February 24th

February 24, 2018. The Beef Cattle & Forage Bootcamp is a hands-on learning opportunity for producers in the areas of cattle handling, management, nutrition & forages. We will also have producers on hand for individuals to visit with and animals to view.

8:30 a.m. Registration

9:00 a.m. Welcome/Introductions

9:15 a.m. Rotation Breakouts (25 min ea.):
-Beef Quality Assurance/Chute side work
-Winter Forage Demonstrations & Transitional
Grazing. 35+ winter annual forage demonstration
plots with reps on hand.

10:15 a.m. Break & Sponsor Meet

10:45 a.m. Rotation Breakouts (25 min ea.):
-Blood Sampling Procedures. Demonstration on how
to take samples for pregnancy detection
-Winter grazing and feed supplementations for beef
cattle. Discussion of common feeds available and
their nutritional value when used with winter forages
and hay.

11:45 a.m. Lunchtime topics (lunch provided)
-Current Market Trends
-Updated Policy Changes (Florida Cattlemen’s

1:00-1:30 p.m. Wrap-up, Evaluations & Sponsor Meet

Escambia County
4-H Livestock Facility
5701 Hwy 99
Molino FL, 32577

Registration fees

$10/person $15/couple Free for 4-H & FFA Youth
Registration will be on site
Please RSVP to our office,
Please make checks payable to
University of Florida.

For more information,
Nick Simmons
UF/IFAS Extension
Escambia County


Posted: January 30, 2018

Category: Agriculture, Livestock
Tags: Beef Cattle, Forage, Grazing

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