Tifton Beef Cattle Short Course

Event Date: March 5th, 2024
Location: Tifton Bull Evaluation Center, Irwinville
2347 GA HWY 32 West, Chula, GA 31733

Please join us on March 5th for the Tifton Beef Cattle Short Course! 

We will have vendors and representatives from several companies and institutions to visit with during the breaks and lunch. Participants this year will receive continuing education hours for:

  • Beef Quality Assurance (3 hours)
  • Private Pesticide Credits (1 hour)
  • Commercial Category 21 Pesticide Credits (1 hour)

The Short Course is held in conjuction with the Tifton Bull Evaluation Sale that will be held on March 6th. All the bulls will be avalible for preview outside. Please visit our Georgia Bull Evaluation page for the catalog and more information on the sale. If you have any questions about the program, please contact your local Extension office (1-800-ASK-UGA1).

Printable Program

Online Registration

8:30-9:30 a.m. Registration

9:30 a.m. Welcome

9:45 a.m. Pasture Management
                  Jennifer Tucker, UGA Animal Scientist

10:15 a.m. Break (Visit with Sponsors)

10:30 a.m. Demo: All About Baleage
                    Lisa Baxter, UGA Extension Forage Specialist

11:15 a.m. Beef Cattle Market Outlook
                  Will Secor, UGA Livestock Economist

12:00 p.m.  Lunch

Afternoon Sessions and Demo:

1:00 p.m. Supplementation & Understanding a Forage Analysis
                  Lawton Stewart, UGA Extension Beef Specialist

1:30 p.m. Georgia Cattlemen’s Update
                  Dale Sandlin, GCA Executive Vice President

1:45 p.m. 365 Days on the Ranch
                  Jason Duggin, UGA Extension Beef Specialist

2:15 p.m. Break (Visit with Sponsors)

2:30 p.m. Demo: Feedstuffs Storage Options
                   Lawton Stewart, UGA Extension Beef Specialist
                   Deron Rehberg, UGA Southwest Area Livestock Agent

3:30 p.m. Wrap up, Door Prizes & Preview the Bulls