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Open Gate

Saturday, March 4, 2023

10 AM - 2 PM

The UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences is opening our gates to middle and high school students interested in pursuing a future in the animal sciences industry. On Saturday, March 4, 2023 middle and high school students will have the opportunity to visit the UF/IFAS Beef Teaching Unit, the UF/IFAS Horse Teaching Unit, and the UF/IFAS Meat Processing Center. Students will get a glimpse of what our department does and what a future career in the animal sciences industry could entail. Lunch will be provided along with the opportunity to interact with a diverse array of ANS faculty and staff.

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Thank you to everyone who registered for this event. If you were unable to register for this event, keep your eye out for future opportunities!

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Contact Us

Shelby O. Thomas
(352) 392-1916 

Savannah Linzmaier
(352) 392-2455

Location & Directions

UF/IFAS Animal Sciences Department
2250 Shealy Drive
Gainesville, FL 32608