If we've left out important UTIA personnel or resources, please send us a link.

Personnel

George F. Grandle
Associate Professor, Post retirement appointment
Livestock Production Systems

Frank David (David) Kirkpatrick
Professor
Beef Cattle Breeding

Tammy L. McKinley
Extension Specialist I

Perry K Pratt
Research Associate I
Beef Cattle

Justin Rhinehart
Assistant Professor
Beef Cattle

David McIntosh
Coordinator III
Beef and Forage Center

John Travis (Travis) Mulliniks
Assistant Professor
Beef Cattle Nutrition and Management

Wesley H (Wes) Gilliam
Research Specialist II

Jason Smith
Assistant Professor
Extension Beef Cattle Specialist

Events

Northeast Tennessee Beef Expo, 10/12/2017

Tobacco, Beef and More Field Day, 6/22/2017

Northeast Tennessee Beef Expo, 10/13/2016

Tobacco, Beef and More Field Day, 6/23/2016

Southeast Tennessee Beef Summit, 4/29/2016

New Conference for Those Interested in Producing Grass-Fed Beef, 3/17/2016

Northeast Tennessee Beef Expo, 10/8/2015

Tobacco, Beef and More Field Day, 6/25/2015

Northeast Tennessee Beef Expo, 10/9/2014

Tobacco, Beef and More Field Day, 6/26/2014

 

News

Beef Heifer Development Center–One Year Later, 12/29/2016

#GrowTheHerd - Tennessee Beef Heifer Development Center to Open Soon, 9/16/2015

Statewide Partnership Announced To Boost Tennessee Beef Industry, 12/16/2014

The 'More' in Tobacco, Beef & More, 6/25/2014

UT Institute of Agriculture Hosts “Co-op Knows Beef Bonanza”, 8/15/2013

Video


1 mention

Heifer Development 
Tennessee's beef producers are looking to turn dropping cattle numbers around with a new focus on cattle reproduction.



1 mention

Cattle Facility 
Beef cattle farming is Tennessee's top agricultural commodity - generating nearly 600 million dollars each year.


 

Recent Publications

Influence of post-weaning management system during the finishing phase on grasslands or feedlot on aiming to improvement of the beef cattle production Barbero, R. P., E. B. Malheiros, R. N. Oakes, J. T. Mulliniks, L. M. Deviatti, J. F. W. Koscheck, E. P. Romanzini, A. C. Ferrari, D. M. Renesto, T. T. Berchielli, A. C. Ruggieri, and R. A. Reis.  2017.  Agricultural Systems.

Using Pregnancy-Associated Glycoprotein (PAG) on Day 24 As Marker for Pregnancy on Beef Cattle.  Dantas, F. G., K. E. Zechiel, S. T. Reese, G. A. Franco, J. Rhinehart, and K. Pohler.  2017.  Journal of Animal Science, Southern Section Meetings, Franklin, TN.

Profitability of Retained Ownership: Tennessee Beef Evaluation DeLong, K. L., A. P. Griffith, M. Tang, D. M. Lambert, and C. Boyer.  2017.  University of Tennessee Extension Publication, W 427-A.

SUMMARY OF Profitability of Retained Ownership: Tennessee Beef Evaluation DeLong, K. L., A. P. Griffith, M. Tang, D. M. Lambert, and C. Boyer.  2017.  University of Tennessee Extension Publication, W 427-B.

Sire Effect on Pregnancy Associated Glycoprotein (PAG) Concentrations in Nelore Beef Cows.  Franco, G. A., C. F. G. Martins, R. F. G. Peres, J. L. M. Vasconcelos, and K. Pohler.  2017.  Journal of Animal Science, Southern Section Meetings, Franklin, TN.

Rumen-protected arginine alters blood flow parameters and luteinizing hormone concentration in cyclic beef cows consuming toxic endophyte-infected tall fescue seed Green, M. A., B. Whitlock, J. L. Edwards, E. J. Scholljegerdes, and J. T. Mulliniks.  2017.  Journal of Animal Science.

German and British Consumer Willingness to Pay for Beef Labeled with Food Safety Attributes Lewis, K. E., C. Grebitus, G. Colson, and W. Hu.  2017.  Journal of Agricultural Economics.

The Effect of Social Media on University Students Perceptions of the Beef Industry M. Howard, C. A. Stephens, C. T. Stripling, S. Brawner, and H. D. Loveday.  2017.  Journal of Agricultural Education, 58(2), 317-331.

Effect of forage species and supplement type on rumen kinetics and serum metabolites in developing beef heifers grazing winter forage.  McFarlane, Z. D., R. P. Barbero, R. N. Oakes, and J. T. Mulliniks.  2017.  American Society of Animal Science Annual Conference.

Tennessee Beef Producers' Willingness to Participate in a Tennessee Branded Beef Program.  McLeod, E., K. L. Jensen, A. P. Griffith, and K. E. Lewis.  2017.  Southern Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting, Mobile, AL. February 4-7, 2017.

Consumer Willingness to Pay for Tennessee Certified Beef.  Merritt, M. G., K. E. Lewis, A. P. Griffith, and K. L. Jensen.  2017.  Southern Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting, Mobile, AL. February 4-7, 2017.

Post-weaning feed efficiency decreased in progeny from high milk producing beef cows.  Mulliniks, J. T., S. R. Edwards, J. D. Hobbs, Z. D. Mcfarlane, and E. R. Cope.  2017.  Animal.