Preregister by April 20


Cattle at the Highland Rim AgResearch and Education Center

University of Tennessee Extension will present the the Southeast TN Beef Summit April 27 at the McMinn County Expo Center in Athens. The event is free to attend and topics to be discussed include Beef production, feeder calf management, soil management, no-till drill calibration and updates on new technology and equipment for the beef industry​. Photo of cattle courtesy UTIA.  



ATHENS, Tenn. — Beef production, feeder calf management, soil management, no-till drill calibration and updates on new technology and equipment for the beef industry are topics to be discussed during the Southeast TN Beef Summit on April 27 at the McMinn County Expo Center. 

Check-in for the event begins at 8 a.m. EDT, with 35-minute educational sessions scheduled from 8:45 to 11:55 a.m. Speakers from the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture will be conducting the morning sessions. 

In addition to the educational sessions, the summit will host the largest beef trade show in southeast Tennessee. The morning sessions will be followed by a catered lunch, Jennifer Houston, president-elect of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, will give the keynote address after lunch.

The program will be held at the McMinn County Expo Center, which is inside Athens Regional Park. It will conclude at 2 p.m. 

The summit is free to attend, but preregistration is required by April 20, 2018. To register, contact your local UT Extension office or UT Extension – McMinn County at 423-745-2852 or UT Extension – Meigs County at 423-334-5781.

This program, like all UT Extension programs, is open to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability or veteran status.

The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture celebrates 50 years of excellence in providing Real. Life. Solutions. through teaching, discovery and service. ag.tennessee.edu.

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Contacts:  

Tim Woods, County Director – UT Extension – McMinn County, 423-745-2852, hwoods1@utk.edu

Larry Mitchell, UT Extension – Meigs County (423) 334-5781, lmitche7@utk.edu ​

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