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Northeast Georgia Beef Cattle Short Course

February 11, 2015


UGA Livestock Instructional Arena

Athens, GA

The 4th annual Northeast Georgia Beef Cattle Short Course will be held again at the UGA Livestock Instructional Arena.  Please see the program below.  Attendees will be eligible for three hours credit towards Beef Quality Assurance recertification, one hour private pesticide credit, and one hour commercial pesticide credit  Additionally, this year’s program will be held in conjunction with the UGA Focus on EPDs Bull Sale (February 12th).  Please follow links below for online registration, printable registration, and a printable program.



8:30 – 9 a.m   -Registration (Visit with sponsors)

9:00 a.m.   -Welcome

9:10 a.m.  -Cattle markets and economics: Past, Present, and Future

Dr. Curt Lacy, UGA Agricultural and Applied Economics

9:50 a.m.  -With prices where they are, is creep feeding worth it?
Mr. Jeferson Lourenço, UGA Animal and Dairy Science

10:30 a.m  -Break (Visit with sponsors)

11:00 a.m.  – Estate planning: Preparing for the next generation
Mr. Will Thompson, James Bates, LLP

11:40 a.m.  – Meat cutting demonstration: Value cuts from the chuck
Dr. Alex Stelzleni, UGA Animal and Dairy Science

12:00 p.m.  -Lunch (visit with sponsors)

1 p.m.  -Afternoon Rotation:

1.Fencing demonstration
Mr. Lee Brown, Southland Fencing Company, and Mr. Mike Taylor, Stay-Tuff Fence

2.How to manage dystocia? Proper techniques for pulling calves
Dr. Matt Burns, Clemson Cooperative Extension

3.Knowing your nutrients: How to handle your hay supply
Mr. Raymond Fitzpatrick and Mr. Josh Halpin, UGA Extension and Dr. Dennis Hancock, UGA Crop and Soil Science

4.Bull selection tips for your herd
Mr. David Daniel, Jr., UGA Cooperative Extension, Mr. Jary Douglas and Dr. Jacob Segers, UGA Animal and Dairy Science,

4:30 p.m.   -Wrap up and door prizes

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February 11, 2015


UGA-ADS Livestock Instructional Arena
2600 South Milledge Avenue
Athens, GA United States
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