Cattle are raised in all 159 counties of Georgia, so the beef industry has a large impact on the state's economy.
Georgia-raised cattle descend from stock in Europe, Africa, and South America. Breeds including Angus, Charolais and Simmental are the cornerstone of the multi million-dollar Georgia beef industry.
UGA Extension faculty regularly answer questions on reproduction, nutrition, herd health, economics, drought management and other topics related to raising cattle.
Beef Cattle Short Courses Annual programs developed to cover pertinent issues in the beef cattle industry.
Bull and Heifer Evaluation and Reproductive Development (HERD) Program Provides breeders with a sound scientific basis for animal selection.
Georgia Beef Challenge Need a better breeding or marketing program for your cattle?
HACCP Certification Short Course for Meat & Poultry Certification meets the USDA's training requirements and teaches Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point principles.
Master Cattlemen's Program A practical course for Georgia beef producers on topics such as nutrition, economics, diseases, and reproduction.
On-Site and Telephone Consultation Available in many county offices for ag producers.
- Common Terms Used in Animal Feeding and Nutrition (B 1367) The purpose of this publication is to serve as an educational reference and resource to those who are interested in animal feeding and nutrition. Our primary objective is to list the common terms used…
- Mineral Supplements for Beef Cattle (B 895) Beef cattle require a number of minerals for optimal growth and reproduction. Selecting the correct mineral supplement is important for maintaining healthy animals, and optimal growth and reproduction…
- Profitable Cattle Marketing for the Cow-Calf Producer (B 1078) Profitable cattle marketing means producing the most profitable calf, selling through the most profitable market outlet and pricing at the most profitable time. Unfortunately, most cow-calf producers …
- Selecting a Beef Breed (C 859) New cattle producers frequently ask, “Which breed should I choose?” This question brings cold chills to many knowledgeable cattle producers and excitement to just as many enthusiastic breeders. The di…
Southeast Cattle Advisor Disseminates science-based marketing and production risk management information to Southeastern cattle producers, county agents, allied industry members, livestock market managers, ag lenders, veterinarians, and consultants.
UGA Beef Team Provides instructional, research, and extension programming in the areas of food animal production, equine/companion animal management, and animal and medicinal biotechnology that addresses critical issues, such as cost of production, profitability, human and animal health, environmental stewardship, bioethics, and animal well-being.
Impact Statements: Beef Descriptions of Extension efforts to improve knowledge and practices in this area.
UGA Department of Animal and Dairy Science Learn more about the animal and dairy science department at the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
Beef.org Provides results of current beef and cattle research, as well as food safety information and links to other key industry websites. Produced by National Cattlemen's Beef Association for consumers, the industry, media professionals, and cattle producers.
Georgia Beef Home page of Georgia's Beef Industry featuring links to The Georgia Beef Board, Georgia Cattlemen's Association, Georgia Cattlewomen's Association, and Georgia Junior Cattlemen's Association.
USDA Livestock and Grain Market News Portal Feeder and replacement auction reports for the state of Georgia.
Microbiome Detective Understanding the inner ecosystem of livestock is key to keeping the food supply safe.
Temple Grandin Advocate Temple Grandin speaks to Jackson County 4-H Youth Stockpile about life, livestock and bravery.
Northeast District Director UGA Extension's Bobby Smith relies on his farm roots and passion for service to help guide county agents.
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