Cattle producers from across Georgia are in Perry this week for the annual Georgia Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Trade Show. And today, David Gazda from Athens will see his term as GCA President come to an end. But he told me it’s been a great year.
A big crowd was on hand for today’s luncheon during the Georgia Cattlemen’s Association Convention as cattle producers stopped in to hear the keynote speaker.
Well known consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior, Dr. Temple Grandin is in town and she spent time talking about her years of research. She also took part in this afternoon’s BQA training session. I talked with her about some of the things she has discovered about cattle and animal behaviors.
The 53rd annual Georgia Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Beef Expo is underway at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry. And of course cattle producers are interested in information concerning markets, and that’s what University of Georgia Livestock Economist Dr. Curt Lacy talked about this morning.
A good crowd was on hand today for the annual forage conference which kicked off the 53rd annual Georgia Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Trade Show in Perry, Georgia.
A variety of forage-related issues were discussed as special guests from Arkansas were on hand to help with the program. University of Georgia’s Dennis Hancock told me he was very pleased with the annual event.
In our weekly “Getting to know your beef checkoff” brought to you by your beef checkoff, did you know beef information was going social? Immediate Past Chairman of the Cattlemen’s Beef Board Weldon Wynn says they are doing what producers have instructed them to do.
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The Georgia Cattlemen’s Association Convention will take place this week at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry. And Suzanne Black says the Georgia Beef Board hopes producers will attend to meet with Dr. Temple Grandin.
USDA’s National Agriculture Statistics Service released their annual planting intentions reports today, and Angie Considine with USDA’s National Agriculture Statistics Service in Washington D.C. said overall the cotton numbers are up this year, but the Southeast is expected to see declines.
If you are serious about making the most of your pasture and forage investment, then plan to attend the third annual Forage Conference during the Georgia Cattlemen’s Association Convention April 2nd at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry.
Oral arguments were heard back in January in the lawsuit filed by meat and livestock groups in the U.S., Canada and Mexico challenging USDA’s rule that requires country of origin labeling for meat products.