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Small Ruminant Extension

Small Ruminant Extension

Small Ruminant Short Course

September 20-21, 2024

Save the date for the third UF Small Ruminant Short Course, to be held on September 20-21, 2024! The event is a collaboration among UF/IFAS Extension, the UF College of Veterinary Medicine, the UF/IFAS Agronomy Department, Florida A&M University Cooperative Extension, and the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences. Producers, extension specialists and agents, researchers, students, and allied industry members are welcome to attend this in-person, educational event. The program will include lectures and demonstrations from industry experts and UF faculty members. 

The event will be held in conjunction with the UF Ram Test & Sale and NEW UF Buck Test & Sale.

Contact Us

Brittany Diehl
(352) 294-4387 

Matti Moyer
(352) 392-3889

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Day one

UF/IFAS Extension Professional Development Center
2142 Shealy Dr
Gainesville, FL 32608

Day two

UF/IFAS Horse Teaching Unit
1934 SW 63rd Ave
Gainesville, FL 32608

General Information

  • Hotel Accommodations

    Drury Hotels

    Book by Sunday, August 18 for group rate! Book now:  

    • Complimentary Hot Breakfast - Enjoy scrambled eggs, oatmeal, fresh fruit, potatoes, pastries, the all-important coffee and more.  Hot, fresh, and, best of all, free. Free hot breakfast is served daily from 6-9:30 a.m. on weekdays and 7-10 a.m. on weekends.
    • Complimentary Evening Drinks and Snacks* - Join us from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. every evening to enjoy complimentary hot food and cold beverages at our 5:30 Kickback®.  The Hotel features a rotating menu of hot food, beer, wine, mixed drinks and soft drinks.
    • Complimentary Wi-Fi Throughout the Hotel - Get the score, check social networks or email family members in the hotel!
    • On-Site Facilities - Take advantage of the business center, fitness center or pool while away from home.  Print boarding passes, finish a presentation or check e-mail in the Hotel’s business centers.

    4000 Southwest 40th Boulevard
    Gainesville, FL 32608

UF Ram Test & Buck Test The event will be held in conjunction with the UF Ram Test & Sale and NEW UF Buck Test & Sale.