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  • Oct 4 Master Cattlemen Program We are hosting the Master Cattlemen Program this year! The Master Cattlemen's program delivers a practical, science-based production management curriculum to Georgia's beef producers. Over the eight week period, attendees learn and discuss current issues, meet industry experts, and network with area producers. We will have specialists each Tuesday night for 8 weeks starting August 23rd! It is $100 to register, & dinner is included with every session. Registration ends August 18th.
    • Carrollton, GA - (84.0 Miles)
  • Oct 11 Master Cattlemen Program We are hosting the Master Cattlemen Program this year! The Master Cattlemen's program delivers a practical, science-based production management curriculum to Georgia's beef producers. Over the eight week period, attendees learn and discuss current issues, meet industry experts, and network with area producers. We will have specialists each Tuesday night for 8 weeks starting August 23rd! It is $100 to register, & dinner is included with every session. Registration ends August 18th.
    • Carrollton, GA - (84.0 Miles)
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Beef Tips 'n Advice
  • Hay vs. Haylage: Is there a difference? Hay vs. Haylage: Is there a difference? Posted by on Sep 18, 2022 Darren D. Henry, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Very often there is a gap that exists between an optimal weaning time and availability of cool season forages for grazing in the southeastern US. As summer is coming into full swing, it is important that producers are preparing for the winter months ahead....
  • Applying the Concept of Relative Age Effect to Our Calf Crop Applying the Concept of Relative Age Effect to Our Calf Crop Posted by on Sep 18, 2022 Pedro L. P. Fontes, Ph.D. Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist The Relative Age Effect is a term commonly used to describe how children athletes born early in the academic year tend to perform to a higher level than those born later. For example, softball athletes born between May and August...
  • Where is all that beef semen going? Where is all that beef semen going? Posted by on Aug 15, 2022 Pedro Fontes, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist – There has been a remarkable increase in beef semen sales over the last few years. While artificial insemination (AI) is a powerful tool that has really helped the beef industry make genetic progress, thisincrease in beef semen sales not necessarily...
  • Making EPDs Understandable Making EPDs Understandable Posted by on Aug 15, 2022 Jason Duggin, Dylan Davis, and Pedro Fontes – Expected progeny differences (EPD) are essential tools in the beef industry. Thus, it isimportant to understand their basic usage in beef herds. By utilizing the following keysteps, EPDs can be readily understood. Let’s overview the following three steps to betterunderstand how to...
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