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Title

Grass-Fed Beef Conference

Location

Spring Hill, TN

Start Date

6/28/2017 8:30 AM

End Time

6/28/2017 4:30 PM

Description

• Considerations for Grass-Fed Finishing
• Developing a Forage System for Grass-Fed Beef
• Grass-Fed Beef Nutrition
• Branding and Labeling Considerations for Grass-Fed Beef
• Grass-Fed Beef Producer Experiences –Video Farm Tours
Pre-registration for each conference is required by June 20, 2017. The cost is $40 per person per event. Lunch will be provided. To register, go online to https://tiny.utk.edu/grassfedbeef17.  Conference location information will be emailed to registered participants the week prior to the events. The conference qualifies as one educational course requirement for TAEP Producer Diversification Value Added Sector only.
In addition to the general conference sessions, a free, pre-conference tour of UT’s Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center (MTREC) in Spring Hill will be offered on June 27 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. CDT. The pre-conference tour will show participants some of the current forage and livestock research being conducted, including information on:
• Native warm-season grass trials
• Integrated crop-livestock systems
• Intercropping annual cash crops with forages  
The pre-conference tour is free to registered participants from either the Spring Hill or Athens conference locations, but an additional pre-registration is required. 
Funding for these conferences has been provided, in part, through the Southern Extension Risk Management Education Center and the United States Department of Agriculture.
For more information, visit the website for the Center for Profitable Agriculture: ag.tennessee.edu/cpa. Look for a link under the “educational events” menu.

Category

Conference/Meeting

All Day Event

 

Recurrence

 

Workspace

Program Area

ANR

URL

2017 Grass Fed Beef Conference

Affiliation

Center for Profitable Agriculture

Detailed Description

 

Time Zone

Central

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TextDate

June 28

StartDate

6/28/2017 8:30 AM

EndDate

6/28/2017 4:30 PM

Event Contact

Rob Holland

Leadership Team

Livestock and Forage Systems; Value Added Agriculture

Focus-Area-Programs

Beef

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