We’d like to thank everyone who was able to join us for the Tennessee Beef Heifer Development Program Field Day event held on Friday, October 20, 2023 at our Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center in Lewisburg in conjunction with the Tennessee Beef Heifer Development Program.
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Registration and Vendors
9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Opening remarks (Kevin Thompson, Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center Director)
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
“Setting up your heifers for a good future – health and vaccination management” (Dr. Lew Strickland, UT Extension Veterinary)
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
“Using genetic tools to breed and select high quality replacement heifers” (Dr. Troy Rowan, UT Extension Beef Cattle Specialist in Genomics)
11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Vendors and Lunch (Provided) – Dr. Dwight Loveday
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
“Nutrtitional requirements of a developoing heifer on pasture” (Dr. Katie Mason, UT Extension Beef Cattle Specialist in Nutrition/Grazing Management)
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
“Reproductive efficiency of beef heifers: aiming for cow longevity” (Dr. Saulo Zoca, UT Extension Beef Cattle Specialist in Reproductive Management)