Happy Fall, cattlemen! Fall harvest and calving season are both now in full swing, and the cool, crisp fall air is a welcomed sight. On another note, in a few short days October will bring corn mazes, bonfires, AND, of course, several industry events too. Read below to learn more about FIVE industry events happening in October.
October 1-15—Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program (TAEP) Application Period—For those eligible, TAEP applications will be accepted between October 1-15th. More information about TAEP including eligibility requirements, how to apply, application materials, etc. can be found here.
October 4-6—Here’s the Beef Festival, Giles County TN—Join beef producers, agriculturists, and consumers for a regional and state beef celebration in Pulaski, TN. This three-day event includes a Beef Producer’s Expo, Block Party & Chili Cook-Off, Area Farm Tour, 5k Run, Agrilympics, Cow Pie Bingo, and so much more! There’s sure to be fun (and BEEF) for everyone! Visit gilescountychamber.com to learn more.
October 11—Northeast TN Beef Expo, Greeneville, TN—The Northeast Tennessee Beef Expo will be held at the University of Tennessee Research & Education Center in Greeneville. It will include informational sessions on new cattle production methods and techniques, a trade show and lunch. Today is the last day to register through your local UT Extension Office. View the flyer here.
October 20—Tennessee Fall Showcase, Lebanon, TN—Join the Tennessee Simmental Association and breeders for the Tennessee Fall Showcase sale. View the sale catalog here.
October Sale Dates—Oct. 6, Whitley Red Angus Bull and Female Sale, Horton, AL
Oct. 13, Isaacs Angus Bull and Female Sale, Horse Cave, KY
Oct. 20, Circle A Angus Ranch Bull and Female Sale, Iberia, MO
Oct. 20, Reynolds Farm Production Sale, Murray, KY
Oct. 20, Fred Smith Company Ranch Production Sale, Clayton, NC
Oct. 22, White Hawk Ranch/ Barnes Herefords Sale, Cedartown, GA
Oct. 24, New Day Genetics Bull and Female Sale, Harrison, AR
Oct. 26, SE Tennessee Heifer Sale, Athens Stockyard
Oct. 27, Yon Family Farms Bull and Female Sale, Ridge Spring, SC
Oct. 27, Red Hill Farms Bull and Female Sale, Lafayette, TN
Oct. 29, Oak Hollow Bull Sale, Smiths Grove, KY