Tifton Beef Cattle Short Course

Date: March 5th, 2024
Location: Tifton Bull Evaluation Center, Irwinville, GA
2347 GA HWY 32 West, Chula, GA 31733
Cost: $35/person, includes lunch and materials

The Tifton Short Course 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. 

Call your local County Extension Office for more information at 1-800-ASK-UGA1.


8:30 – 9:30 a.m.Registration
9:30 a.m.Welcome
9:45 a.m.Pasture Management
Dr. Jennifer Tucker, UGA Animal & Dairy Science
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 PMGeorgia Cattlemen’s Update
Dale Sandlin, GCA, Executive Vice President
1:00 PMSupplementation & Understanding a Forage Analysis
Lawton Stewart, UGA Extension Beef Specialist
1:30 PMGeorgia Cattlemen’s Update
Dale Sandlin, GCA Executive Vice President
1: 45 PM365 Days on the Ranch
Jason Duggin, UGA Animal & Dairy Science
2:15 PMBreak (visit with sponsors)
2:30 PMDemo: Feedstuffs Storage Options
Lawton Stewart, UGA Extension Beef Specialist
Deron Rehberg, UGA Southwest Area Livestock Agent
3:30 PMWrap up, Door Prizes and Preview the Bulls