Beef Team Spotlight

Jennifer Tucker & Taylor Hendricks

(Top) Dr. Jennifer Tucker, Asst. Professor in the ADS department at UGA’s Tifton Campus, received the American Forage and Grassland Council’s from AFGC President, Mark Kennedy, and the award’s presenter, Dr. Don Ball, Professor Emeritus from Auburn University.

(Bottom) Taylor Hendricks, PhD student in the ADS department, received second place in the American Forage and Grassland Council’s 2019 Emerging Scientist Competition. AFGC President, Mark Kennedy, presented the award to Taylor at the awards banquet and closing ceremonies.



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The 8th annual Northeast Georgia Beef Cattle Short Course will be held at the UGA Livestock Instructional Arena on February 13th, 2019.  Attendees will be eligible for three hours credit towards Beef Quality Assurance recertification, one hour private pesticide credit, and one hour commercial pesticide credit
Feb 13
8:30AM - 4:30PM Northeast Beef Cattle Short Course Livestock Instructional Arena, Athens, GA
Join us in Athens on February 14th, 2019 for the annual Focus on EPDs Sale
Feb 14
10:00AM - 2:00PM Focus on EPDs Sale Livestock Instructional Arena, Athens
The Tifton Beef Cattle Short Course will be held on March 5th, one day before the 61st Annual Tifton Bull Evaluation Sale in Irwinville, Georgia at the Tifton Bull Evaluation Center.
Mar 05
8:30AM - 3:30PM Tifton Beef Cattle Short Course Tifton Bull Evaluation Center, Chula
Located in Tifton and Calhoun, the evaluation centers conduct a 112-day test of bulls consigned by producers in Georgia and surrounding states. This testing: demonstrates individual performance differences in a uniform environment provides breeders with a sound scientific basis for selecting bulls with the ability to gain weight rapidly and to make such bulls available to cattle producers serves as an educational demonstration of the value of records of performance The programs are sponsored by the Georgia Cattlemen's Association, University of Georgia Animal and Dairy Science Department, Cooperative Extension, Coastal Plain Experiment Station, and the NW Georgia Research and Education Center.
Mar 06
12:30PM - 3:00PM 61st Annual Tifton Bull Evaluation Sale Tifton Bull Evaluation Center, Chula, GA
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