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  • Oct 26 Managing Winter Annuals One of our advantages in the cattle industry is the ability to grow and graze forage during the winter months, drastically cutting the need for stored forages and cutting supplemental feed costs. However, to get the most potential out of winter annuals it takes the right management skills. Dr. Lisa Baxter, Assistant Professor and Extension Forage Agronomist from Tifton, Georgia, will cover planting and best practices for the management of winter annuals.
    • Greensboro, GA - (35.0 Miles)
  • Nov 1 Northeast Georgia Master Cattlemen's Program The UGA Beef Team is excited to offer the Master Cattlemen's Program. This program involves detailed, in-depth educational seminars related to beef cattle. The program lasts 8 weeks and meets on Monday evenings Sept 13-Nov 1 from 6:30pm-8:30pm. This program is being co-hosted by Madison and Oglethorpe Counties.
    • Crawford, GA - (32.0 Miles)
  • Nov 9 Forage & Pasture Series: Grazing Management This is part 5 in our FREE 5 part series on forages and pastures. Join us to hear UGA Extension Forage team members discuss grazing management in forages. Sign-up for the series and attend whichever sessions interest you.
    • Virtual Event
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Beef Tips 'n Advice
  • Adding Value to the Calf Crop Through Reproductive Technology Adding Value to the Calf Crop Through Reproductive Technology Posted by on Oct 5, 2021 (Pedro L. P. Fontes – Reproductive Physiologist) Cow-calf producers have traditionally struggled to capture value when marketing calves with superior genetics for terminal traits. However, today, this scenario is changing. Cattlemen that produce genetically superior calves that will perform well in the feedlot and produce superior carcasses can take advantage...
  • Cattle Markets: Is There Finally Light At The End Of The Tunnel? Cattle Markets: Is There Finally Light At The End Of The Tunnel? Posted by on Oct 5, 2021 (Tommie Sheperd – Agribusiness Economist) As 2021 heads into the home stretch it looks as if forecasts for improving cattle prices may finally materialize as several developing trends finally begin to come together. Higher slaughter rates, lower animal weights, and a smaller calf crop in 2022 all signal a tightening...
  • Maximizing Carcass Value Through Weaning Management and Stress Reduction Maximizing Carcass Value Through Weaning Management and Stress Reduction Posted by on Oct 5, 2021 (Francis Fluharty – Beef Cattle Nutritionist) The demand for feeder calves that not only performs in the feedlot but also generates a high quality carcass is now greater than ever. In this article Dr. Francis Fluharty discusses how cow-calf producers can add value to their calves through weaning management and...
  • Managed Grazing from a Distance Managed Grazing from a Distance Posted by on May 4, 2021 Jennifer Tucker, Assistant Professor – Beef Nutrition and Forage Management As the face of the American farmer changes, so do some of the methodologies, technologies, and results.  This is no different for the young cattlemen trying to get started in the business or starting new roots away from the family...
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