Fall cattle sale set near Crossville

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The University of Tennessee Plateau AgResearch and Education Center near Crossville will have a fall sale of cattle from its herd starting at 11 a.m. Nov. 18.

The sale will feature 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. 17. 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 gwisdom@utk.edu.

The sale will be conducted by Marcka Auction Services, with Marcus Davis presiding as auctioneer.

The sale will be at the center's headquarters on Hwy. 70 North, about 8 miles west of Crossville.

More information about the center, including a map and directions to the facility, is available online at http://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.

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/