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Southeast Tennessee Beef Summit

For a flyer or registration information, contact your local UT Extension office or UT Extension McMinn County at 423-745-2852 or UT Extension Meigs County at 423-334-5781.

Producers to Gather at McMinn County Expo Center April 29

ATHENS, Tenn. — Speakers from the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture are slated to present on a variety of topics at this year’s Southeast Tennessee Beef Summit. Beef production, reproductive management, fencing for rotational grazing, building a successful beef operation and updates on new technology and equipment for the beef industry will all be covered at the event, scheduled for April 29 at the McMinn County Expo Center in Athens. The event is free to attend, but pre-registration is required by April 22, 2022.

Doors open at 7:45 a.m. EDT for registered participants to check in, and a 4-H breakfast fundraiser will be available between 7:45-9 a.m. Educational sessions are scheduled from 8:40 to 11:30 a.m. The morning sessions will be conducted by UTIA and speakers from Ag Central Co-op. In addition to the educational sessions, which last about 35 minutes each, the summit will host the largest beef trade show in southeast Tennessee. After the morning sessions, keynote speaker Kevin Yon of Yon Angus Family Farms, a first-generation beef producer and previous recipient of the Sunbelt Ag Expo Farmer of the Year Award, will discuss building a successful beef operation. Yon’s talk will be followed by a catered country lunch with all the trimmings.

Other topics for the program include pregnancy checking, bull selection and the importance of bull soundness exams. For more information, go online to mcminn.tennessee.edu and click on the Beef Programs tab under the agriculture pull-down menu.

The program will be held at the McMinn County Expo Center (inside the Athens Regional Park), in Athens, Tennessee, on April 29, 2022. The expo will conclude at 1:45 p.m.

For a flyer or registration information, contact your local UT Extension office or UT Extension McMinn County at 423-745-2852 or UT Extension Meigs County at 423-334-5781.

This program, like all UT Extension programs, is open to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability or veteran status.

Through its land-grant mission of research, teaching and extension, the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture touches lives and provides Real. Life. Solutions. utia.tennessee.edu.

Friday, April 29 at 7:45am to 1:45pm

McMinn County Expo Center Decatur Pike, Athens, TN 37303

Event Type

Meetings & Conferences, Training & Workshops

Topic

Agriculture

Audience

General Public

Website

https://mcminn.tennessee.edu/

Department
Agricultural and Resource Economics, Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Community and Economic Development, Animal Science, Beef and Forage Center, Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science, Center for Profitable Agriculture, East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, Highland Rim AgResearch and Education Center, Institute of Agriculture, Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center at Lewisburg, Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center at Spring Hill, Northeast Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, Plant Sciences, Plateau AgResearch and Education Center, UT Extension, UT Extension Anderson County, UT Extension Bledsoe County, UT Extension Blount County, UT Extension Bradley County, UT Extension Campbell County, UT Extension Carter County, UT Extension Claiborne County, UT Extension Cocke County, UT Extension Cumberland County, UT Extension Fentress County, UT Extension Grainger County, UT Extension Greene County, UT Extension Hamblen County, UT Extension Hamilton County, UT Extension Hancock County, UT Extension Hawkins County, UT Extension Jefferson County, UT Extension Johnson County, UT Extension Knox County, UT Extension Loudon County, UT Extension McMinn County, UT Extension Meigs County, UT Extension Monroe County, UT Extension Morgan County, UT Extension Polk County, UT Extension Putnam County, UT Extension Rhea County, UT Extension Roane County, UT Extension Scott County, UT Extension Sevier County, UT Extension Sullivan County, UT Extension Unicoi County, UT Extension Union County, UT Extension Washington County
Contact Name

Tim Woods

Contact Email

hwoods1@utk.edu

Contact Phone

423.745.2852

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