Tennessee Cattlemen's to Host Fall Field Day at Ames Plantation
The Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association is hosting the first annual Fall Field Day event on October 25 at the Ames Plantation in Grand Junction, Tenn., sponsored by Bush Hog and H&R Agri-Power. This one-day gathering will feature a variety of presentations from industry experts and leaders, as well as tours of the grounds.
Set on the historic Ames Plantation farm, attendees will begin their day hearing from Dr. Ricky Carlisle, Director of the Research & Education Center. After that, the tours will begin. These tours feature a forage plot discussion from Dr. Gary Bates, Director of the UT Beef & Forage Center; an exploration of the Ames Manor, Stable and Heritage Village; a tour through the historic Angus cattle herd and a presentation about vaccines from Dr. Lew Strickland, UT Extension Veterinarian. Also on the agenda is a presentation from the president of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and Tennessee native, Jennifer Houston.
“Visitors at our Fall Field Day will get to experience the beauty and history of Ames Plantation while also discovering more about forage and herd health,” said Charles Hord, executive vice president of TCA. “We appreciate everyone at Ames for allowing area cattlemen and women to visit the farm, learn, and network.”
Throughout the day, attendees can explore a vast trade show to learn about industry products and services available from the vendors.
The event begins at 10 am and will end at 3:30. Registration is only $20, which includes lunch. Attendees must pre-register by Oct. 18. Forms can be found in the current issue of the Tennessee Cattle Business magazine or online by clicking here.