A Message about the Department of Animal Sciences Extension
Extension is the third arm of the land grant system provided by the Smith-Lever Act in 1914. This Act established the Cooperative Extension Service and specified that the service would be associated with a land grant college. More...
Beef Cattle Extension Faculty
Extension faculty have expertise in beef cattle management, health, genetics, nutrition, and reproduction. See the list and each faculty member's area of expertise and contact information. More...
The Florida Beef Cattle Short Course addresses production management, profitability, and quality strategies.
Livestock Education and Certification for Agriculture Law Enforcement (LECALE)
Mark your calendars for the upcoming Livestock Education and Certification for Agriculture Law Enforcement (LECALE) program, December 12 - December 16, 2016 at the Department of Animal Sciences, 2250 Shealy Dr., Gainesville, Florida. This program will provide law enforcement and state attorney personnel rigorous and relevant training curriculum regarding generally accepted livestock production practices, skills to discern acceptable animal well-being, and ability to apply acquired knowledge and skills in the field and during litigation proceedings. Click on the link below to register with Eventbrite.
Beef Extension Research Reports
See what we've been up to! Check out the Florida
Beef Extension Research Reports. More...
UF/IFAS Beef Extension EDIS Publications
UF/IFAS Extension - Solutions for Your Life, current issues. More...
Beef Extension Management Calendar
Beef Management Calendar, January through December. More... (.pdf 47KB)
Beef Extension Forage Groups
- Central Florida Livestock Agents' Group
- Northeast Florida Beef and Forage Group
- South Florida Beef-Forage Program
Beef Extension Teaching and Research Facilities
- Boston Farm-Santa Fe River Ranch
- Beef Research Unit
- Range Cattle Research and Education Center
- North Florida Research and Education Center
- Beef Teaching Unit
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The Smith-Lever Act of 1914 established the Cooperative Extension Service, which allows us all to benefit from the knowledge of our land-grant universities. Extension has helped millions of Floridians by tapping the latest information from the research engines of the University of Florida and Florida A&M and converting it into practical knowledge we use every day.
UF/IFAS Extension maintains an easy-to-use, comprehensive Web site, Solutions for Your Life.
Did You Know?
The UF/IFAS Florida Beef Extension Web site is the central gateway to all online Beef Extension material for the Florida beef industry. These materials have been developed and collected by county Extension faculty and state faculty.