Tifton Beef Cattle Short Course

Event Date: March 1st, 2022
Location: Tifton Bull Evaluation Center, Irwinville
2347 GA HWY 32 West, Chula, GA 31733

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8:30-9:30 a.m.        Registration

9:30 a.m.                 Welcome

9:45 a.m.                 Managing Forage Input Costs in a Challenging Year
                                       Lisa Baxter, Ph.D. UGA Crop & Soil Sciencee

10:30 a.m.               Break (Visit with Sponsors)

10:45 a.m.               Beef Cattle Market Outlook
                                       Chris Prevatt, UF, State Specialized Extension Agent II

11:30 a.m.               Lunch (Visit with Sponsors)
                                     
Sponsored by Zoetis & Multi-Kare

12:30 p.m.               Genomics for the Commercial Beef Herd
                                       
Troy Rowan Ph.D., UT Dept. of Animal Science

1:15 p.m.                 Another Tool in the Heifer Selection Toolbox
                                       Mary Ellen Hicks, DVM, ABAC School of Ag & Natural Resources

2:00 p.m.                 Break (Visit with Sponsors)

2:15 p.m.                 Recent developments in estrus synchronization
                                       
 Pedro Fontes, Ph.D., UGA Animal & Dairy Science

2:45 p.m.                 Demo: Latest Technologies in pregnancy detection
                                       Pedro Fontes, Ph.D., UGA Animal & Dairy Science
                                       Francine Henry, Ph.D., UGA Animal & Dairy Science

3:15 p.m.                 Georgia Cattlemen’s Update
                                       Dale Sandlin, GCA, Executive Vice President

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