UF IFAS Range Cattle REC
Gene McAvoy Interview

Gene McAvoy Interview

May 15, 2020

In the May 2020 Joe What? podcast Joao (Joe) Vendramini interviewed Gene McAvoy, vegetable agent emeritus and the associate director for stakeholder relations at the UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center in Immokalee. They discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on vegetable production in South Florida.
(Run time: 15.55 min.)

For additional information contact Joao at jv@ufl.edu or (863) 735-1314 ext. 205.

Allen Smith Interview

Allen Smith Interview

March 20, 2020

In the March 2020 Joe What? podcast Joao (Joe) Vendramini interviewed Allen Smith of Southern Accent Ranch, in Okeechobee.  They discussed important traits to consider in the Brangus breed.
(Run time: 13.55 min.)

For additional information contact Joao at jv@ufl.edu or (863) 735-1314 ext. 205.

Clint Raulerson Interview

Clint Raulerson Interview

February 14, 2020

In the February 2020 Joe What? podcast Joao Vendramini interviewed Clint Raulerson, of Half Circle L Ranch, in Immokalee.  They discuss the use and management of ranch horses in beef cattle operations in Florida. (Run time: 14.13 min.)

For additional information contact Joao at jv@ufl.edu or (863) 735-1314 ext. 205.

Ky Pohler Interview

Ky Pohler Interview

January 17, 2020

In the January 2020 Joe What? podcast Joe Vendramini interviewed Ky Pohler, assistant professor at Texas A&M University, in College Station, Texas.  They discuss bull fertility and artificial insemination programs. (Run time: 13.14 min.)

For additional information contact Joao at jv@ufl.edu or (863) 735-1314 ext. 205.

Ken Quesenberry Interview

Ken Quesenberry Interview

December 18, 2019

In the December 2019 Joe What? podcast Joe Vendramini interviewed Ken Quesenberry, UF Professor Emeritus, who specializes in forage breeding and genetics. They discuss the history of forage breeding in Florida and potential future cultivar releases from the UF Forage Breeding Program. (Run time: 13.15 min.)

For additional information contact Joao at jv@ufl.edu or (863) 735-1314 ext. 205.

Shane Platt Interview

Shane Platt Interview

November 14, 2019

In the November 2019 Joe What? podcast Joe Vendramini interviewed Shane Platt of Farm Credit of Central Florida and Kissimmee Park Properties, in St. Cloud.  They discuss Farm Credit financing services and his family ranch and it's 2013 NCBA Regional Environmental Stewardship Award. (Run time: 10.26 min.)

For additional information contact Joao at jv@ufl.edu or (863) 735-1314 ext. 205.

Alex Johns Interview

Alex Johns Interview

October 11, 2019

In the October 2019 Joe What? podcast Joe Vendramini interviewed Alex Johns, Director of Natural Resources of the Seminole Tribe of Florida and talked about his experience as President of the Florida Cattlemen’s Association and the challenges of maintaining beef cattle production in South Florida. (Run time: 12.54 min.)

For additional information contact Joao at jv@ufl.edu or (863) 735-1314 ext. 205.

Alec Wynne Interview

Alec Wynne Interview

September 18, 2019

In the September Joe What? podcast Joe Vendramini interviewed Dr. Alec Wynne about the importance of his education at the University of Florida to acquire his DVM degree and be a successful beef cattle producer in Florida. (Run time: 9.17 min.)

For additional information contact Joao at jv@ufl.edu or (863) 735-1314 ext. 205.

Marcus Shackelford Interview

Marcus Shackelford Interview

August 15, 2019

In the latest Joe What? podcast, Joao Vendramini speaks with Marcus Shackelford of Rocking S Ranch in Wauchula, about the history and improvement of the Brahman breed in Florida. (Run time: 15.01 min.)

For additional information contact Joao at jv@ufl.edu or (863) 735-1314 ext. 205.

Dr. Liz Steele Interview

Dr. Liz Steele Interview

July 11, 2019

In the latest Joe What? podcast, Joe Vendramini interviews Liz Steele of Ridge Large Animal Veterinary Services, Lake Placid and Steele Equine Veterinary Services & Performance Horse Center of Zolfo Springs. They discuss the importance of vaccination programs for cow-calf production in Florida. (Run time: 14.39 min.)

For additional information contact Joao at jv@ufl.edu or (863) 735-1314 ext. 205.