Georgia cattle farmers will learn the latest research-based information at the annual University of Georgia Mountain Beef Cattle Field Day on April 11 in Blairsville, Ga.
Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. at the Georgia Mountain Research and Education Center. The field day ends at 3 p.m.
Experts from UGA Cooperative Extension and the UGA School of Veterinary Medicine will present the most up-to-date research based information. This year's field day topics will include forage quality, corn and cattle economic outlook, reducing calf losses, forage handling and storage, managing animal health and bull selection.
There is no charge for the field day and lunch and refreshments will be provided. The field day is co-sponsored by AgGeorgia Farm Credit and Nelson Tractor Company. For more information, call (706) 745-2655.
(Sharon Dowdy is a news editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.)
Beef cattle graze on a pasture on the Georgia Mountain Research and Education Center in Blairsville, Ga.Download Image