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Beef

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The Master Beef Producer program uses a combination of hands-on and classroom teaching to educate participants about all aspects of beef production. The program is designed for first time producers all the way to the seasoned veterans. Classes are closed for the fall of 2020. The next session will begin September 2021.

  • 9/28 | BQA Training | Zoom
  • 9/15 | Fall Pastures | Zoom & Ag Park
  • 9/22 | Herd Health | Zoom & Ag Park
  • 9/29 | BQA Training | Zoom
  • 10/06 | Record Keeping | Zoom & Ag Park
  • 10/08 | Valuing Cattle | Zoom & Ag Park
  • 10/15 | Cattle Supplementation | Zoom
  • 10/20 | Anaplasmosis & BVDV | Zoom & Ag Park
  • 10/26 | Live Cattle Eval | Zoom
  • 10/29 | Rotational Grazing | Zoom
  • 11/09 | Low Stress Handling | Zoom
  • 11/12 | Farm Transition Planning | Zoom
  • 11/17 | Forage Nutrition | Zoom & Ag Park
  • 11/19 | Basics of Genetics | Zoom
  • 11/23 | Postpartum Management | Zoom

TAEP is a cost share program for Tennessee’s Agriculture community. Participation allows producers to maximize farm profits, adapt to changing market situations, improve operation safety, increase farm efficiency and make a positive economic impact in their communities.

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Requirements & Costs

50% Cost Share Requirements

Master Beef Class + BQA Certification +
Cattlemen’s Membership

Cost$135

Master Beef Cert: $80/ 3 yrs

Cattlemen Membership: $35

BQA Cert: $20/ 3 yrs

Spring 2021

Spring Field Day

$0

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Matt Horsman

Matt Horsman
Extension Agent/County Director

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