HILL, Tenn. – Livestock producers looking to be more economical and extend
their grazing season should make plans to attend the Fall Forage Field Day at
the University of Tennessee Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center.
is scheduled for Tuesday, September 9, at 4 p.m. CDT. This year is the first
time the forage field day has been held in the fall, and the program topics
will reflect the seasonal change. University and industry experts will
lead sessions on warm-season grass stockpiling, cool-season grass establishment
and drill and sprayer calibration.
sessions will take place at the Bull Test Center Conference Room, located on
the AgResearch Center property. The field day will wrap up at 7 p.m.,
when attendees will be treated to a sponsored dinner. There is no cost to
attend, but advance registration is requested. To pre-register, contact Calvin Bryant, UT Extension Lawrence County, 931-762-5506 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, by Monday, September 8.
participation will garner one commercial applicator point in Categories 1, 10
The Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center
is located on Highway 31 across from the General Motors Plant in Spring Hill,
Tennessee. For more information, including directions, go online to middle.tennessee.edu or call
is co-sponsored by UT AgResearch and UT Extension.
The Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education
Center is one of 10 research facilities operated by the UT Institute of
Agriculture. In addition to its agricultural research programs, UTIA also
provides instruction research and public service through the UT College of
Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, the UT College of Veterinary
Medicine and UT Extension offices in every county in the state.
Extension is an educational outreach organization, funded by federal, state and
local governments, in cooperation with UT and Tennessee State University. It
brings research-based information about agriculture, family and consumer
sciences, and resource development to the people of Tennessee where they live
Bryant, director, UT Extension Lawrence County, 931-762-5506, email@example.com
Groce, director, UT Extension Maury County, 931-375-5301, firstname.lastname@example.org