Northeast Tennessee Beef Expo

Sep 25, 2023


The annual Northeast Tennessee Beef Expo presented by the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture is scheduled for October 12, 2023. Hosted at the Northeast Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, the expo features experts from UT Extension and UT AgResearch who will provide beef producers with information on the latest research and practices in beef production. 

Topics of interest to beef producers during the expo programs include:
  • Alternative fertilizers
  • Economic Importance of EPDs for Commercial Producers
  • Forage Plot Tours and Updates
  • How to Maintain a 12-month Calving Interval from the Cow & Bull Perspective
  • Crossbreeding 101
  • Agriculture Advocacy—No Farms, No Food
  • Live Grading of Cattle and Calves
Pre-registration for the event is required and the deadline to register is October 9.  Producers can register online at https://tiny.utk.edu/NETBE or by stopping into their local Extension Office. 

Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. EDT. Programs will begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 2:30 p.m. [DB1] The registration cost is $25 per person and includes lunch. 4-H and FFA members receive a discount.

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