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UGA Beef Cattle Field Day slated

By for CAES News

Georgia cattle farmers, both large and small scale, will find useful knowledge at the annual University of Georgia Mountain Beef Cattle Field Day April 21 in Blairsville, Ga.

Registration starts at 9 a.m. at the Georgia Mountain Research and Education Center. The field day ends at 3 p.m. Experts from UGA, the Georgia Cattlemen’s Association and the Tennessee Farmers Cooperative will present the most up-to-date research-based information.

This year's field day topics will cover fertilizer choices, stockers as a beef enterprise, disease diagnosis, forages, meat evaluation and agritourism.

Josh White of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association will present an update during lunch.

There is no charge for the field day. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. The field day is co-sponsored by AgGeorgia Farm Credit and Southeastern Farmers Co-op. For more information, call (706) 745-2655.

Sharon Dowdy is a news editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
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