Media Release

May Livestock Program

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 2:15 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following Livestock Program for May 2017. This program is being offered by Dr. Cindy Sanders, Livestock Agent, at the UF/IFAS Extension Office (2800 N.E. 39th Avenue, Gainesville).

2017 Small Ruminant Workshop - May 13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Topics for this workshop include evaluation of meat goat breeds, checking for parasites, forages and toxic weeds, FDACS – milk and cheese regulations, and FAMACHA training. There will be a special guest speaker, Dr. Richard Browning, from Tennessee State University.

The registration fee is $10.00 (includes meal). Participants must register by contacting Dr. Cindy Sanders by May 8, by calling 352-955-2402. Registration fees can be mailed to (make checks payable to Alachua County Extension Service) UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County (2800 NE 39 Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32609) or pay at the door.

View the workshop flyer.

For more information about this program call 352-955-2402. Visit the Extension Office Calendar for additional programs offered by the Extension Office.

An Equal Opportunity Institution. Extension Service, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Nick T. Place, Dean. Single copies of Extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county Extension offices. Information about alternate formats is available from IFAS Communications, University of Florida, PO Box 110810, Gainesville, FL 32611-0810.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).