Plateau AgResearch and Education Center Announces Annual Fall Sale

utia press release The University of Tennessee Plateau AgResearch and Education Center will host its annual fall sale of cattle onFriday, November 17, 2017, at 10 a.m. CST.

The sale includes the largest offering of bred heifers ever offered at the Plateau AgResearch and Education Center, with over 40 bred registered Angus heifers that are TAEP qualified. The sale will also feature open and bred cows from the center’s herd, all of which are registered Angus. Minimum bids per head will be required. The cows will be penned and available for viewing beginning November 16. Registration documentation will also be available.

For more information, including a list of the cattle to be sold, or to make arrangements to preview sale stock, contact the Plateau AgResearch and Education Center at 931-484-0034 or e-mail Jennifer Burns at jburns35@utk.edu.

The sale will be conducted by Marcka Auction Services and will be conducted at the center’s headquarters on U.S. Highway 70 North, approximately 8 miles west of Crossville. The address is 320 Experiment Station Road. A map and directions are available on the center’s website: plateau.tennessee.edu

The 
Plateau AgResearch and Education Center is one of 10 outdoor laboratories operated by UT AgResearch, a division of the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture.

Through its mission of research, teaching and extension, the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) touches lives and provides Real. Life. Solutions. ag.tennessee.edu

ABS Offering Expanded Opportunity for Student & Graduate Internships

Heifers-webABS Global, Inc., a global producer and marketer of bovine genetics and related products, is currently seeking North America internship candidates for Summer 2018. Several positions are available in several different departments: Sales, Biotechnology, Reproduction, Genetic Management System, Genetic Data Analytics, Research & Development, Animal Handling and Embryo Transfer/IVF/OPU. For more information regarding location and qualifications, please visit www.absglobal/internships
Candidates should be eligible to work in the US and/or Canada, currently enrolled at an accredited 2 year or 4 year school, and available to work full time for 12 weeks during summer 2018. Internships opportunities in Research & Development and Embryo Transfer/In Vitro Fertilization are also available for graduate and veterinary students.
As a part of the internship experience, students will spend one week at the global headquarters in DeForest, Wisconsin and have the opportunity to view semen collection & processing, learn about the history of ABS, and gain exposure to all aspects of the business.
A summer internship with ABS provides college students the experience necessary to launch a successful career in the dairy, beef, and biotechnology industries. Please visit our website career page for more information. Applications are due by November 12th, 2017, with interviews to be held during November and December. ABS Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/VM, and we politely request no phone calls or recruiter inquiries.
About ABS
Headquartered in DeForest, Wisconsin, U.S.A., ABS Global is the world-leading provider of bovine genetics, reproduction services, artificial insemination technologies, and udder care products. Marketing in more than 70 countries around the globe, ABS has been at the forefront of animal genetics and technology since its founding in 1941. ABS Global is a division of Genus plc.