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Florida Cow-Calf Management Guide 2nd Edition

Florida Cow-Calf Management Guide

Designed as a complete resource for the production and management of the small cattle herd in Florida, this informative, completely illustrated 120-page book includes chapters on how to get started managing a viable cattle operation, planning a breeding program, feeding, forages, managing reproduction, maintaining a healthy herd, good management practices, marketing feed calves and budgeting. Includes SP 145, Body Condition Scoring of Beef Cattle, a pocket-sized field identification guide. Second Edition, revised 2001.

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Table of Contents

Below you will find the table of contents for the Florida Cow-Calf Management Guide. You are also able to follow the links to online publications in EDIS that cover the material where available.

About the Authors
  • Carrol Chambliss, Extension Forage Specialist, Agronomy Department, Gainesville.
  • Shep Eubanks, County Extension Directory, Holmes County, Bonifay.
  • Mike Fanning, Former Extension Beef Specialist, Southwest Florida Research and Education Center, Immokalee.
  • Jim Fletcher, County Extension Director, Madison County, Madison.
  • Sharon Fox Gamble, Extension Agent, Volusia County, DeLand.
  • Ronnie Hartzog, Coordinator of Research Programs/Services, North Florida Research and Education Center, Marianna.
  • Pat Hogue, Extension Agent, Suwannee County, Live Oak.
  • John Holt, Retired Extension Economist, Food and Resource Economics Department, Gainesville.
  • Ed Jennings, Sumter County, Bushnell.
  • Mark Kistler, Former County Extension Director, Okeechobee County, Okeechobee.
  • Bill Kunkle, Extension Beef Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, Gainesville.
  • Elzy Lord, Extension Agent, Alachua County, Gainesville.
  • Doug Mayo, Extension Agent, Jackson County, Marianna.
  • Pat Miller, Extension Agent, Okeechobee County, Okeechobee.
  • Tim Olson, Department of Animal Sciences, Gainesville.
  • Dave Prichard, Former Extension Livestock Specialist, North Florida Research and Education Center, Quincy.
  • Owen Rae, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Gainesville.
  • Bob Sand, Extension Livestock Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, Gainesville.
  • Jim Selph, County Extension Director, Desoto County, Arcadia.
  • Mark Shuffitt, Extension Agent, Marion County, Ocala.
  • Jim Simpson, Retired Livestock Marketing Economist, Food and Resource Economics Department, Gainesville.
  • Allen Tyree, County Extension Director, Hamilton County, Jasper.