Northeast Tennessee Beef Expo is October 7-8

Sep 27, 2021


The annual Northeast Tennessee Beef Expo is scheduled for October 7-8 at the Northeast Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center. Two days of programs will educate beef producers on the latest research and practices.
Beef Quality Assurance Certifications will be an option for producers that participate in both days. Pesticide applicator license points will be offered onsite as well.
Check-in for both days of the program will begin at 7:30 a.m. EDT. Programs will begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 2:30 p.m. The pre-registration cost is $20 per person to attend one day or $40 per person to attend both days. Lunch is included both days.
Pre-registration for this event is required and due before 5 p.m. on September 27: tiny.utk.edu/BeefExpo2021.
Producers who are interested in becoming Beef Quality Assurance certified will be able to do so at the expo. The cost for BQA certification is $50 in addition to the two-day expo fee. This fee must be paid on-site or during pre-registration.
The expo will include a tradeshow on the first day with lunch provided both days. The planned program topics include:
  • Toxic Plants
  • Forage Supplements
  • Stocking Density Profitability
  • Soil Corrections
  • Winter Feeding
  • Weaning
  • Sprayer GPS Demo
  • Genetics
  • Breeding Soundness Exams
  • Direct Marketing
  • Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program
For master beef producers, there will also be an educational session that will focus on cow-calf production and issues facing the beef industry.
For more information, please contact your local county UT Extension office: tiny.utk.edu/ExtensionOffices.
University of Tennessee COVID-19 safety guidelines will be followed.
The Northeast Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center is located off U.S. Highway 70 approximately five miles south of Greeneville at 2255 East Allens Bridge Road.
For more content like this, check out the latest issue of the Cooperator.

Read More News

Jun 27,2022
The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is accepting applications from agricultural, food, and forestry businesses to receive cost-share funding through its Agricultural Enterprise Fund (AEF) program.
 
Jun 20,2022

The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Tennessee (UT) Institute of Agriculture is launching the UT Center of Farm Management, with the dedicated purpose of enhancing the long-term profitability and sustainability of agricultural enterprises in the state and across the Southeast. Launching in July 2022, the center will integrate established Institute programs and responsively develop new ones to meet the needs of Tennessee producers.

Jun 14,2022

Faculty and staff at the Highland Rim AgResearch and Education Center are excited to host another in-person Tobacco, Beef and More Field Day on June 30, 2022. The event features a tradeshow as well as opportunities for tobacco farmers, beef producers, and home gardeners to pick up some helpful tips.