UTIA Field Day Focuses on Beef, Hay and Other Cattle Concerns

Sunrise over check-in tent at field day
The Northeast Tennessee Beef Expo will start bright and early on October 11th. Check in begins at 7:30 a.m. at the UT AgResearch and Education Center at Greeneville. Tennessee producers are invited for educational sessions, a vendor trade show and delicious lunch. Image courtesy UTIA. Download image
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. ­– Beef producers are invited to learn firsthand from University of Tennessee Extension specialists, industry leaders and researchers at the Northeast Tennessee Beef Expo October 11.

Held at the UT AgResearch and Education Center at Greeneville, this event meets an important need for Tennessee cattle producers, providing science-backed information for everyday problems. Topics to be covered include hay storage and feeding, pasture renovation, artificial insemination and pregnancy checking. A beef market outlook will be presented from UT agricultural and resource economists. 

In addition to educational sessions, a trade show will offer exhibits from numerous agricultural sponsors and various vendors. Experts will discuss hay and forage recommendations and a Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program (TAEP) livestock update will round out the day.

Registration is $15 before September 28 and includes lunch. On-site registration is $20, with lunch offered on a first come, first served basis. Check in begins at 7:30 a.m. with the program beginning at 8:30 a.m.

The UT AgResearch and Education Center at Greeneville is located off U.S. Highway 70 approximately five miles south of Greeneville on East Allens Bridge Road. For more information, contact your local county UT Extension office.

The AgResearch and Education Center at Greeneville is one of 10 outdoor laboratories located throughout the state as part of the UT AgResearch system. Both UT Extension and UT AgResearch are part of the UT Institute of Agriculture.

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​.


Contacts :

Rob Ellis, AgResearch and Education Center Director, 423-638-6532rellis1@utk.edu

Milton Orr, UT Extension Greene County, 423-798-1710, morr3@utk.edu​