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Beef cattle graze on a pasture on the Georgia Mountain Research and Education Center in Blairsville, Ga. CAES News
Blairsville Cattle Field Day
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.
Cattle shortage around the country is a reason cattle prices are currently high. CAES News
High Cattle Prices
Georgia cattlemen are struggling to feed their herds and fighting the affects of poor quality forages. With calf prices at a high, selling off stock may be the best option, says one University of Georgia expert.
University of Georgia Extension livestock economist Curt Lacy presents university ag economists' 2014 predictions for Georgia products during the forecast event held in Macon on Jan. 24. CAES News
Georgia Ag Forecast
Georgia’s livestock producers may see higher profits in 2014 due to lower feed prices and higher consumer demand. However, those lower feed prices, and flat demand for corn for ethanol, may hold down profit margins for Georgia row crop farmers.
Beef cattle graze on a pasture on the Georgia Mountain Research and Education Center in Blairsville, Ga. CAES News
Toxic Forage
When the first frost hits, beef producers should be concerned for grazing cattle if the field contains johnsongrass. Cattle may suffer from prussic acid poisoning caused by this grass.
Dennis Hancock, a forage Extension specialist with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in Athens, speaks to an Expo attendee on the first day of the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie on Tuesday, Oct. 15. CAES News
Sunbelt Expo
Thousands of high school and college students visited the University of Georgia building at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Ga. last week.
University of Georgia beef cattle specialist Jacob Segers talks with Dalton Whitley, an eighth grader from Piedmont Academy in Monticello, Ga., during a junior beef showmanship competition at the Georgia National Fair in Perry on Friday, Oct. 4. CAES News
Livestock Shows
Approximately 1,500 to 1,600 4-H and FFA students statewide participate in livestock shows like the ones at this week’s Georgia National Fair. University of Georgia faculty are heavily involved in organizing these events across the state.
Although there is no one-size-fits-all rule to rotational grazing management, to provide forage rest and recovery and improve grazing efficiency, the first step is to get cattle moving. CAES News
Beef Commission?
Georgia cattle producers have until Dec. 31 to request a ballot for deciding whether or not a Georgia Agricultural Commodity Commission for Beef should be formed.
This year's winners, from left to right, include Chris McKenzie, UGA Poultry Research Center feed mill supervisor; Sammy Aggrey, professor of poultry science; Steve Stice, director of the Regenerative Bioscience Center, represented by his wife Terry Stice; James Jacobs, Extension agent for Pierce and Ware counties; John Rema, research technician in crop and soil sciences; Georgi Austin, business manager in the crop and soil sciences; Clint Waltz, Extension turfgrass specialist in crop and soil sciences; Terry Centner, professor in agricultural and applied economics; Yao-wen Huang, professor of food science and technology; and William Graves, professor of animal and dairy sciences. CAES News
DW Brooks 2013
On Oct. 1, the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences recognized its staff and faculty who have demonstrated excellence in the college’s teaching, research and Extension missions with the annual D.W. Brooks awards.
Electric fences can be an inexpensive and easy alternative option for containing livestock. CAES News
Electric fences
Whether you are a livestock producer who wants his animals to graze new areas or a first time farmer with a couple of goats to pen, temporary electric fences are an economical way to meet your needs.
University of Georgia President Jere Morehead, left, and Terry England, chairman of the House of Representatives Appropriations Committee, examine some plants during their tour of the Lewis Taylor Farms in Tifton on Wednesday. CAES News
President Morehead Tour
University of Georgia President Jere Morehead assumed his presidential post on July 1. Long before, however, President Morehead expressed a desire to learn more about agriculture, the state’s No. 1 industry.