The public is invited to attend the 3rd Family Day at the Dairy Farm at the University of Florida Dairy Farm on Saturday, October 25, 2014. This event is sponsored by UF/IFAS with support from Florida Dairy Farmers! See how milk is produced locally, and learn how University of Florida research supports more efficient, affordable and sustainable milk production. Take a leisurely tour and enjoy butter making, a hay ride, calf petting, a milking machine, visiting the cows in their barn, see the health care area, the milking parlor and lots more!
The event is free, and there is plenty of parking for everyone. It’s sure to be a fun and informative day for all.
From I-75: Take Exit 399 (Alachua), go south/east on US 441 (SR 25) approximately 6 miles to CR 237 (Hague), go left on CR 237 for 0.9 miles. The Dairy Unit entrance is on the right. Look for blue and white UF sign. From Gainesville: go north on US 441 (SR 25) approximately 8 miles to CR 237 (Hague), go right on CR 237 for 0.9 miles. The Dairy Unit entrance is on the right. Look for blue and white UF sign. Address: 13515 NW CR 237, Alachua, FL 32615.
Family Day at the Dairy Farm is presented by UF's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, (UF/IFAS), with support from Florida Dairy Farmers. For more information, contact Tom Nordlie at firstname.lastname@example.org or 352-273-3567.
Please enjoy the "hay ride" from the parking area to the main event!
Guest Policies: Please wear closed-toed shoes.
All children must be accompanied by an adult. No pets please.
Don't forget to say hello to Beulah. She misses her friends from last year's Family Day at the Dairy Farm!
Thanks to all of our sponsors! Without their support it couldn't be done!!!
We want to give a special shout out to FLORIDA DAIRY FARMERS for all of their continued support!
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