Auction Scheduled for November 17, Largest Offering Ever



​​Auction sale includes largest offering of bred heifers ever at Plateau AgResearch and Education Center. Photo courtesy UTIA.

CROSSVILLE, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee Plateau AgResearch and Education Center will host its annual fall sale of cattle on Friday, November 17, 2017, at 10 a.m. CST.

The sale includes the largest offering of bred heifers ever offered at the Plateau AgResearch and Education Center, with more than 40 bred registered Angus heifers that are Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program (TAEP​) qualified. The sale will also feature open and bred cows from the center’s herd, all of which are registered Angus. Minimum bids per head will be required. The cows will be penned and available for viewing beginning November 16. Registration documentation will also be available.

For more information, including a list of the cattle to be sold, or to make arrangements to preview sale stock, contact the Plateau AgResearch and Education Center at 931-484-0034 or e-mail Jennifer Burns at jburns35@utk.edu

The sale will be conducted by Marcka Auction Services and will be conducted at the center's headquarters on U.S. Highway 70 North, approximately 8 miles west of Crossville. The address is 320 Experiment Station Road. A map and directions are available on the center’s website: plateau.tennessee.edu

The Plateau AgResearch and Education Center is one of 10 outdoor laboratories operated by UT AgResearch, a division of the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture. 

Through its mission of research, teaching and extension, the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) touches lives and provides Real. Life. Solutions. ag.tennessee.edu​

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Contact:

Jennifer Burns, UT Plateau AgResearch and Education Center, 931-484-0034, jburns35@utk.edu

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