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Aerial Agriculture Services, Ag Computer Information Network, Agriculture News, Farrier Services, Florida Cracker Artists & Writers, Horse Sitters, Horse Training, Miscellaneous Services, National Associations, Portable Livestock Scales, Sandblasting, State Associations, Weather Information

Aerial Agriculture Services

County Business / Products / Services Contact Info
Hardee Fly on Farming, Inc.
Dick Weisman

Aquatic weeds and mosquito control, spraying, dusting, seeding and fertilizing, flight instruction.
office: (813) 773-9300

Ag Computer Information Network

County Business / Products / Services Contact Info
Marion Data Transmission Network Corp. office: (DTN)
Jerry Bronner
15010 SW 39 Cir.
Ocala, FL  34473

office: (800) 277-4188
fax: (352) 245-5333

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Agriculture News

News Source Contact Info
Farm & Ranch News
George Parker

Advertising, news, promotion
office: (813) 737-6397
Florida Cattlemen's Magazine office: (800) 647-0026
fax: (407) 933-8209
Florida Department of Agriculture Market News Line office: (407) 897-2708

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Farrier Services

County Business / Products / Services Contact Info
Florida Shroeder Shearing
Anne Shroeder

In Florida in late March-early April and early September.
Hoof trimming for sheep, goats and pigs.  Toenail trimming for alpacas dogs and rabbits
[updated 7/6/20]
Office:  (301) 755-8400
Hardee Richard Cleland

Graduate Certified Farrier.
office: (941) 773-9787
Ken & Bobbie Eva

Equine Massage, Farrier, Foal Problems, Calf Lameness.
office: (941) 773-2424
Hardee Animal Clinic
Tim McCauley

A.I., Breeding Soundness, Palpation, Embryo Transfer, Hoof Trimming.
Bowling Green, FL

office: (863) 773-9982
cell: (803) 983-6608
Osceola Levi's Horseshoeing
Levi Kuhn
office: (407) 931-3435
Polk Johnathan Porter

Certified Farrier
Lakeland, FL

office: (863) 450-7770
Bob Ward

Farrier & Equine Dentist.
office: (813) 264-1618

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Florida Cracker Artists & Writers

County Business / Products / Services Contact Info
Alachua Regina Stahl Briskey

Member of the Cowboy Artists of Florida and the Florida Cattlemen's Association
12321 NW 150th Ave.
Alachua, FL  32615

office: (386) 462-0015
Citrus Barbara Cairns

Author of: "Cracker Cow: A Narrative of Florida History"
[added 01/13/09]
Homosassa, FL

office: (352) 382-5702
Indian River Sean Sexton 7880 37th St.
Vero Beach, FL  32966

office: (561) 567-6519
Osceola Eldun Lux 1450 Lake Marion Rd.
Kenansville, FL  34739

office: (407) 436-1395
St. Lucie Florida Art Design
Brad Phares
3620 Eleven Mile Rd.
Ft. Pierce, FL  34945

office: (561) 464-1971

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County Business / Products / Services Contact Info
Polk Alan Johnson
We will take care of your horses so you and your family can take that vacation or just get away for a weekend. If we can be of service to you please give us a call will provide references.
Bartow, FL

office: (863) 698-5782

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Horse Training

County Business / Products / Services Contact Info
Hardee Jack Henning 2854 SE Clifton Bryan Rd.

office: (941) 735-0607
Polk Donald Conroy office: 324-3521
High Gait Farm
Kenneth B. Allen
Horse training, showing and riding instruction, horse sales.
office: 537-2720
Lake Ron Phay
Horse training and hauling, team penning and jackpot roping arena.
office: (352) 242-4381
Levy Jack Hicks
Five Star Training Center
Horse training the gentle way from start to finish; problem horses and 'mind refreshing' training are all welcome.
2973 NE Hwy 27
Chiefland, FL 32621
office: (352) 577-4157 cell

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Miscellaneous Services

County Business / Products / Services Contact Info
Florida Shroeder Shearing
Anne Shroeder

In Florida late March-early April and early September.
Shearing and hoof trimming needs for small flocks of alpacas, llamas, sheep, goats, cows/horses/ponies/donkeys.
[updated 7/6/20]
Office:  (301) 755-8400
DeSoto Lindsey Saddle & Gun Shop office: (941) 494-4008
Hillsborough James office: (Pee Wee) Whitlock

Ranch management, livestock recovery, and hauling.
17305 Katie Stanaland Road
Lithia, FL 33547-1404

office: (813) 245-4734
Manatee Sew Far Sew Good Embroidery & Screen Printing
Lori Jorgensen

Providing quality Embroidery and Screenprinting at reasonable rates.  Most customers are primarily agricultural based.  No minimum on Embroidery.  Minimum of 12 on screenprinting.  Work includes the Jr. Cattlemen point series for quite some time so many agriclultural logos are already on file from past sponsors.
7218 36th Ave E
Bradenton, FL  34208

office: (941) 748-3513
cell:  (941) 224-4436
Polk Coyote Crazy Predator Control
Gary Shelton and Dalton Shelton

Complete setup to remove nuisance coyotes.  We are insured (can name as certificate holder or addl. insured).  Also can provide Hold Harmless agreement.
[updated 6/23/20]
43 Lakeview Ln
Haines City, FL  33844

Office:  (772) 260-1725
Home:  (863) 438-7320
Cell:  (772) 473-5826
Dennis Ford

Emergency cattle removal from roadside or large pastures and exotic animal capture and recovery
office: (863) 858-1380
cell: (863) 682-2569
Hawg Control
Mike Grant
Lakeland, FL

office: (941) 667-2480
fax: (941) 666-5602
Nuisance Alligator Removal
Joseph A. Rodriguez

Holding a Polk county-wide license to take alligators.  Nuisance alligators only from private lands.

(954) 610-7739
Squeal Deal Animal Control
Clayton Keene
1027 Spirit Lake Rd
Winter Haven, FL 33880

office: (863) 287-2311
Saw Palmetto Trading Company

Top price paid for: saw palmetto berries, passion flower.
2700 S US 27
Frostproof, FL  33843

office: (800) 986-6006
Thompson Agri-Service
David Thompson

Light gas and diesel repair, portable cowpens and gates, sandblasting and painting, steel fabrication and erection.
office: (863) 285-9294
Suwannee Hay Master Nutrition Injection System
Emma Corbin

Specially designed and engineered, this system helps to restore the often missing and much needed nutrients, vitamins, energy, and protein in hay. Give us a call for more information!
Live Oak, FL

office: (386) 842-2966
cell: (386) 364-8553
Online CattleFax
Labor Law Posters USA, Inc.
This is a comprehensive and informative resource that ranks each university in America by size, degrees offered, tuition costs, admission rates, graduation rates, and retention rates.

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National Associations

Association / Representative Contact Info
American Hereford Association
Tim Dietrich, Eastern Region Manager
560 Fletcher Rd.
Collierville, TN  38017

fax: (901) 861-7419
Braunvieh Association of America P.O. Box 6396
Lincoln, NE  68506

office: (402) 421-2960
fax: (402) 421-2994
National Cattlemen’s Beef Association office: (NCBA)

[updated 5/18/18]
9110 E. Nichols Ave. #300, Centennial, CO 80112

office: (303) 694-0305
North American American Angus Association
David Gazda, Regional Manager
1170 White Oak Dr.
Athens, GA  30606

office: (706) 3420-3916
Southeastern Beefmaster Breeders Association
Sherry Landrum
91 Bush Rd.
Laurel, MS  39440

office: (601) 428-7389
United Braford Breeders 422 E Main, Ste. 218
Nacogdoches, TX  75961

office: (409) 569-8200
fax: (409) 569-9556

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Portable Livestock Scales

County Business / Products / Services Contact Info
Highlands Grassland Services Inc.
William O. Pollard

State Certified, 10,000 lb Gross, On Site Weighing Service where scales are needed, Electronic, Stable weight in 6 seconds
212 Parkland Dr.
Lake Placid, FL  33852

cell: (941) 465-2067

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County Business / Products / Services Contact Info
Polk Thompson Agri-Service
David Thompson
Sandblasting and painting, Steel fabrication and erection, light gas and diesel repair, portable cowpens and gates.
office: (863) 285-9294
Putnam John Gerdes
Sandblasting and Industrial Coating
We do all types of media blasting and industrial coating. No job to big or small. We refinish everything from cast iron skillets to 999 Manitawok Cranes.
166 Keystone Rd.
Palatka, FL 32177

office: (352) 308-7159

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State Associations

Association / Representative Contact Info
Florida Florida Angus Association
Calvin A. Winter, President
1601 Highland Dr.
Tallahassee, FL  32311

office: (850) 877-1587
Florida Florida Angus Association
Rick Stotler, Sec./Tres.
8105 Gilliam Rd.
Apopka, FL  32703

office: (407) 886-7555
Florida Braford Breeders P.O. Box 12909
Fort Pierce, FL  45979-909

office: (561) 461-7465
Florida Brahman Association 6254 Kempfer Rd.
St. Cloud, FL  34773
Florida Cattlemen's Association
Jim Handley, Executive V.P.
Polly Golden, Ex. Dir. Beef Co.
office: (407) 846-6221
Hereford Association of Florida
Sarah K. Childs, President
P.O. Box 1931
Lake Placid, FL  33862

office: (941) 465-5729
Florida Polled Hereford Association P.O. Box 515
Center Hill, FL  33514

office: (352) 793-1097
Florida Santa Gertrudis Association
Wanda B. Jones, President
Lake City

office: (904) 752-8286
Florida Santa Gertrudis Association
George Alexander, Vice President
Vernon, FL

office: (850) 535-1000
Florida Santa Gertrudis Association
Dan Honeywell, Sec./Tres.

office: (407) 843-7060
fax: (407) 843-5836

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Weather Information

County Business / Products / Services Contact Info
Alachua Florida Automated Weather Network office: (FAWN)

Temperature, wind speed and direction, rainfall,relative humidity, barometric pressure, leaf wetness and solar radiation - updated hourly.
office: (352) 846-3100

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