Tennessee's Plateau center to hold fall cattle sale

The University of Tennessee Plateau AgResearch and Education Center will host a fall sale of cattle from its herd on Friday, Nov. 21, starting at 10:00 a.m. CST.

The sale will feature 50 open and bred cows, all of which are registered Angus, Gelbvieh or Balancer cows. Minimum bids per head will be required. The cows will be penned and available for viewing beginning Nov. 20. 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 the Center's staff at [email protected].

The sale will be conducted by Marcka Auction Services, with Marcus Davis presiding as auctioneer. The sale will be conducted at the center's headquarters on U.S. Highway 70 North, approximately 8 miles west of Crossville.

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. In addition to its agricultural research programs, the UT Institute of Agriculture also provides instruction, research and public service through the UT College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, the UT College of Veterinary Medicine, and UT Extension offices in every county in the state. For more information about the mission and goals of the UT AgResearch program, visit the Web site: http://agresearch.tennessee.edu/

More information about the Plateau Research and Education Center, including a map and directions, is available online at http://plateau.tennessee.edu/.

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