University of FloridaUF/IFAS Extension

65th Annual Florida Beef Cattle Short Course
May 4 - 6, 2016



2016 Proceedings and PowerPoint Presentations


2016 Beef Cattle Short Course Sponsors

Gold Sponsors!



(For additional information click on Alltech)


Farm Credit

(For additional information click on Farm Credit)


Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

(For additional information click on FDACS)

2016 Beef Cattle Short Course Sponsors

Silver Sponsors!


(For additional information click on Zoetis)

Thank you for your continued support!


Alto and Patricia Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center
2142 Shealy Drive
Gainesville, Florida 32611

The 2016 Florida Beef Cattle Short Course Program Committee and the Department of Animal Sciences would like to welcome you to this year’s Short Course.   The Short Course will be held at the Alto and Patricia Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center, located at 2142 Shealy Drive, Gainesville, Florida  32611.  The building has state of the art equipment and is located convenient to the main campus of UF and downtown Gainesville.


  • Registration (closed until the 2017 short course, please check back in January 2017)


There are numerous hotels and motels in the Gainesville area available to accommodate your lodging needs. In the past, we have blocked rooms at several of these local establishments. Short Course attendees are now welcome and encouraged to take advantage of the UF/IFAS Discounted Room Rates available at many of these establishments. Prices subject to change. Please click here for more information on these great rates and how you can book your hotel room today!


Program Committee, 2016

Matt Hersom, Chair
Chad Carr
Max Irsik
Joel McQuagge
Todd A. Thrift
Jerry G. Wasdin



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