Steak and Potatoes Field Day Scheduled for August 26
Aug 09, 2022
This in-person field day is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 26, at the Plateau AgResearch and Education Center. Topics of interest to beef producers during the field day’s educational seminars include:
- Predicting prices of seedstock bulls
- Breeding livestock for profit with economic selection indexes
- Freezer beef nutrition
- Managing winter feed costs for cows
- Surviving high fertilizer prices
- Harvesting cover crops for forage
On-site registration begins at 8 a.m. CDT with presentations beginning at 8:30 a.m. and concluding at 11:30 a.m. A sponsored lunch will be available following the seminars, and Carrie Castille, the new senior vice chancellor and senior vice president of UTIA, will be on-hand to meet with attendees. This event is open to the public and is free to attend.
The Plateau AgResearch Center will also host the Fall Gardeners’ Festival four days later on August 30 at the same location. That event, which is also conducted in cooperation with the Cumberland County Master Gardeners, a program managed by UT Extension, will be of interest to landowners and gardeners of all types. Learn more about these events and more field days scheduled throughout 2022 online at agresearch.tennessee.edu/field-days.
The Plateau AgResearch and Education Center is located off Highway 70N at 320 Experiment Station Road in Crossville. A map to the facility and complete directions are available online at plateau.tennessee.edu.
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