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2018 UF/IFAS Range Cattle REC Youth Field Day

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UF/IFAS Range Cattle REC

3401 Experiment Station

Ona, FL 33865

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Join us for the 2018 Youth Field Day & Expo!
Our goal is to excite students about agriculture and science, reveal future opportunities in those fields, and foster a love of learning which will promote agriculture and good stewardship in this and future generations.

When you register this year you will have an option to select an early Rangeland Wildlife & Ecosystem wagon tour! If not attending the wagon tour, normal check-in/registration opens at 8:30. The morning tour group will return at 9:20 and after a welcome assembly at 9:25, attendees in groups of 25-30 will rotate through 5, 25 minute class stations. Afterwards there will be lunch and the ag learning expo where various community & industry booths will be available to visit from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. These booths will be informative and educational with demonstrations, visuals, hands-on activities, and experts who are ready to share their knowledge with inquisitive minds who want to know more.

Schedule
7:15 a.m. - Check-in opens for the morning Rangeland Wildlife & Ecosystem's tour -
Raoul Boughton, Bethany Wight, & graduate students.
You must be checked in by 7:45 to attend this special morning outing.

8:00 a.m. - Tour departs

8:30 a.m. - Check-in / register opens for those not attending the tour

9:25 a.m. - Welcome / Instructions / Meet your group leader - Location: Tent

9:30 a.m. - Station Rotations - each session will last 25 min.

  • "Gut Check" (Rumen Dissection) - Colleen Larson, UF/IFAS Okeechobee Co. Extension

  • "SCORE! - How to win at knowing the body condition of your cow herd" - Philipe Morie, UF/IFAS Range Cattle REC

  • "Grass Ain't Free" - Chris Prevatt, UF/IFAS Range Cattle REC

  • "How good is your forage? - How you can know" - Joao Vendramini, UF/IFAS Range Cattle REC

  • "Does your cattle's diet have what it takes?" - Juliana Ranches and Andrea Dunlap, UF/IFAS Range Cattle REC

12:00 p.m. - Lunch A Groups - Expo B Groups

12:40 p.m. - Lunch B Groups - Expo A Groups

2:00 p.m. - Field Day Ends

Registration
Registration will includes snacks, field day booklet, and lunch.

Registration Options - Pay through Eventbrite using a credit or debit card (fees apply) or mail in the printable registration form below to pay by check or money order. Make your check payable to “University of Florida” and mail to: 3401 Experiment Sta. Rd., Ona, FL 33865

  • “Early Bird Registration” - April 18 – May 7- Fee $10
    T-shirt orders accepted during this time.
    Pay by credit or debit card through Eventbrite (fees apply) or
    pay by check (click here for a printable registration form). Send form and your money order or check payment to: 'UF' at 3401 Experiment Station, Ona, FL 33865

  • General Registration - May 8 – June 5 - Fee $15

  • Onsite Registration - June 7 - Fee $20
    Pay by cash or check only

T-Shirts
During early registration you will have an option to purchase a Youth Field Day T-shirt. This year's shirts will be orange with blue print. T-shirts will be available for preorder from April 18 - May 7. If you miss this limited time offer, a small quantity of shirts will be available for purchase the day of the event.

$8 - Sizes: Youth: S, M, L $10 - Sizes:Adult: S, M, L, XL $12 - Sizes: Adult: XXL and XXXL



Persons requiring special accommodations, per the Americans with Disabilities Act, should contact Andrea Dunlap at (863) 735-1314 ext. 204 at least (5) five working days prior to the field day.


Directions

  • From Ona -
    From SR 64 in Ona, turn south at the caution light onto CR 663. Travel 5 miles on 663 and turn right onto Goose Pond Road. *Travel 1.5 miles and turn left onto Experiment Station Road. Travel about a mile to reach the Range Cattle REC facilities.

  • From Arcadia -
    Travel west on SR 70 about 1.5 miles to CR 661. Take a right on CR 661 and travel about 12 miles to Goose Pond Road. Take a left on Goose Pond Road (see Ona instructions at *).

  • From Bradenton -
    From the junction of interstate 75 and SR 64 travel east to Ona and follow those directions above.


Range Cattle Research and Education Center

3401 Experiment Station – Ona, FL 33865

Website: http://rcrec-ona.ifas.ufl.edu

E-mail: ona@ifas.ufl.edu

(863) 735-1314

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Employment Opportunity—Affirmative Action Employer authorized to provide research, edu-cational information and other services only to indi-viduals that function without regard to race, color, sex, age, handicap, or national origin. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICUL-TURE, COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, IFAS, FLORIDA A&M UNIVERSITY, COOPERATIVE EXTENSION PROGRAM, AND BOARDS OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COOPERATING.
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