The Florida Fall Black Bull Sale with Mo Brangus and Hines Cattle Co. sale will be held in Arcadia.
For more information, call (407) 846-6221.
The Okeechobee Livestock Market Bred Heifer Sale will be held in Okeechobee.
For information, call (407) 846-6221.
The South Florida Beef Forage Program/Reproductive Management School will be held at Buck Island Ranch in Lake Placid.
For more information, call (407) 846-6221.
The Okeechobee Livestock Market Angus Bull Sale will be held.
For details, call (407) 846-6221.
The Florida Beef Excellence Institute will be held at the University of Florida Animal Sciences Building, 2250 Shealy Drive, Gainesville.
The university and Florida Beef Council invite cow-calf producers to attend in order to develop a greater understanding of the steps of the beef production chain which largely occur outside the southeastern U.S.
Presentations will include the state of the beef industry, food safety protocols from farm to fork and practices that influence endpoint value.
For program information, email email@example.com and for registration information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Go online to http://animal.ifas.ufl.edu/conferences/index.shtml.
The Sunbelt Ag Expo will be held in Moultrie, GA.
CALS will be on hand in the UF building at the expo.
For details, go online to http://sunbelt.ifas.ufl.edu/.
The Master Gardener Continued Training Conference will be held at Embassy Suites Orlando in Lake Buena Vista.
For details, go online to http://conference.ifas.ufl.edu/gardener13/.
The Florida Agriculture Financial Management Conference will be held at Omni Orlando Resort at Champions Gate.
Some of the nation's leading agricultural and economic experts will address financial strategies impacting Florida's agriculture industry. A portion of the funding for the conference is provided by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services through a USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant.
Attendees will learn best practices to help their businesses move to the next level. Educational sessions will cover topics such as economic forecasting, risk management, banking and lending trends, business succession planning, regulatory issues, compliance measures surrounding the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act and external factors influencing cash flow.
Those who should attend the conference include agribusiness owners and operators, accounting managers, chief financial officers, controllers, attorneys and certified public accountants.
For more information or to register, visit www.fafmc.org.
Grazing Management School, presented by the University of Florida IFAS Extension, will be held at the Polk County Extension Service John Brenneman Auditorium, 1702 U.S. 17 S., Bartow.
The program is part of a continuing multi-county education effort to help south-central Florida producers raise and market high quality beef catte per cow and acre, profitably.
Registration is $50.
For information, contact Bridget Carlisle at email@example.com or (863) 588-2697, or visit http://sfbfp.ifas.ufl.edu/events.shtml.
Oct. 30-Nov. 2
The National FFA Convention and Expo will be held at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville.
For details, go online to https://www.ffa.org/Events/conventionandexpo/Pages/default.aspx.
The Florida Ag Expo will be held at the Gulf Coast Research and Education Center, 14625 C.R. 672, Wimauma.
Vegetable growers will be able to obtain the latest information on new production trends and techniques, sample new varieties and see new field trials.
For information, go online to http://flagexpo.ifas.ufl.edu.
The Swine Showmanship Clinic will be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa.
The University of Florida IFAS Extension and the Florida State Fair will sponsor the event for FFA and 4-H youth ages 8 to 18 who show pigs.
For information, visit http://animal.ifas.ufl.edu/conferences/index.shtml.
Florida FFA's Firetower Run-A-Muck will begin at 9 a.m. at the Florida FFA Leadership Training Center, 5000 Firetower Road, Haines City.
A time 5K walk/run will ecompass portions of Firetower Road thouth the training center property along Lake Pierce. Obstacles will include mud, hay bales and water.
The race will be followed by a spaghetti luncheon at 11 a.m.
All registered participants will receive a free Run-A-Muck t-shirt. The public is invited. All proceeds will benefit the Florida FFA Foundation.
For information, contact Gary Bartley at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (863) 439-7332.