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Tifton Beef Cattle Short Course

Please join us on March 3rd for the annual Tifton Beef Cattle Short Course in Irwinville, GA! The Short Course will be held one day before the 62nd Annual Tifton Bull Evaluation Sale. This year’s we have another great program covering timely topics in beef cattle production.  The registration covers the full day’s program, folder, meal, and snacks.  Also, we will have vendors and representatives from several companies and institutions to visit with during the breaks and lunch.  Below you will find the location information and links for online registration, printable program and registration.  If you have any questions about the program, please contact your local Extension office (1-800-ASK-UGA1).

UGA Bull Evaluation Center
2283 GA Hwy 32 W
Chula, GA 31733

Link to Online Registration



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

9:30 a.m. Welcome

9:45 a.m. Georgia Cattlemen’s Update
Dale Sandlin, Executive Vice President, GCA

10:00 a.m. Beef Cattle Market Outlook
Tommie Shepherd, UGA Applied and Ag Economics

10:45 a.m. Break (Visit with Sponsors)
11:00 a.m. Applying Genomics in your Herd
Clint McWatters, Neogen

11:45 a.m. Lunch (Visit with Sponsors)
Sponsorered by Neogen

12:45 p.m. Estrous Synchronization for Large and Small Operations
Pedro Fontes, Ph.D., UGA Animal & Dairy Science

1:30 p.m. Demo: On-Farm Necropsy
Brent Credille, DVM, UGA School of Veterinary Medicine

2:15 p.m. Demo: Mordern Breeding Soundness Exam
Lee Jones, DVM, UGA School of Veterinary Medicine

3:00 p.m. Wrap up, Door Prizes & Preview the Bulls

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