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MGCA Meetings are held on the 2nd Thursdays of January, March, May, July, September, November. Meetings start at 7:00 pm

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SEPTEMBER MGCA MEETING

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2022

RSVP By Tuesday, September 6, 2022 at Noon

Membership meeting RSVP click here

If you have trouble with the RSVP, contact Cynthia Douglas douglasfarm@windstream.net

If you RSVP on time, your name will be entered into the drawing for a Country Oaks Gift Certificate. Please let us know how many are attending so there will be plenty of food.

 

Read the 2022 September-Oct Bull Sheet

BUGGY DAYS

Ribeye Steak Sandwiches

September 17 and 18

Visit the Mid-Georgia Cattlemen’s Booth and purchase a delicious ribeye steak sandwich.

Members are invited to come ring the bell, help cook and serve up some beef. This is our associations biggest fundraiser. The majority of the funds are used for youth activities, educational meetings and service projects.

See you at Buggy Days! You can sign-up to assist at the September meeting of online. Sign Up Here for Buggy Days

Upson County Livestock

Announces

Special Fall Herd Replacement Sale

September 16 at 6:30 pm

2626 Yatesville Hwy E, Thomaston, GA 30286

100 plus head of bred cows and pairs.
All 6 years old or younger ultrasound confirmed bred.

For more information, contact Aaron White (864-704-2487)

or Anna White (770-713-5045)

Mid-Georgia Cattlemen will have serving hamburgers at the sale.

Nominate someone for the

2022 MGCA Awards

2023 MGCA Queen

The deadline to nominate for the MGCA awards is October 5th.

Mail nominations to: Upson County Extension, Hailey Partain, P O Box 86, Thomaston, GA 30286

Send Queen inquires to Cynthia Douglas, douglasfarm@windstream.net

FREEDOM RODEO

Friday, August 19 and August 20, 2022

Thanks everyone that came out and supported our Ribeye Steak Sandwich booth and the Freedom Rodeo. Cattlemen and cattlewomen are used to having unexpected rains and keep on working.

May Beef Month Activities

It’s Bull Riding Time!

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BEEF AND BERRIES

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Beef and Memorial Day Celebration at Pike Depot

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BEEF FOR FATHER’S DAY

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MGCA Beef Farm Tour

Saturday, March 19, 2022

Thanks to Honeywood Farms, Walters Farms, and MidSouth Packers for hosting the MGCA Beef Tour. The hamburgers at Fox City Brewery in Forsyth, featuring Caldwell Farms Beef, were delicious. Thanks everyone that hosted, attended, and organized this event.

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2022 MGCA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient will be announced at the May meeting.

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Mid-Georgia Showmen Were Honored

The Mid-Georgia Show Team has worked hard to train and show their cattle this year. The MGCA and the WCG Show presented each member $200. 

Local showmen: Macey South – Upson County; Willow Waldrep – Monroe County; Lola Talton- Monroe County; Mabrey Wheeler – Upson County; Coleman Prince- Monroe County; Paislee Garmon – Upson County; Kylee Campbell – Lamar County.

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60th GCA Convention Highlights

MGCA President Bo Huddleston, Past MGCA President Will Godowns, and 2022 GCA President Rodney Hilley at the 60th Convention. James Vaughn was elected GCA Vice- President and Hailey Partain was appointed to the GCA Executive Board.

 

AWARDS
Danny Bentley – Top GCA Membership Recruiter
Hailey Partain – 2021 GCWA CattleWoman of the Year
Joseph Egloff – 2021 GCA Producer of the Year

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UGA EXTENSION UPDATE
As meetings are limited, our UGA Extension is still available to assist you. They have created many ways to educate and assist you. Check with your local County Extension Agent for more info and sign up for their newsletters.

Lamar/Upson Extension Agent, Hailey Partain,  invites you to check out theses agriculture videos and newsletter for more educational information.

Pastures and Forages Educational Resources  https://extension.uga.edu/county-offices/upson/agriculture-and-natural-resources/pastures-and-forages-educational-resources.html

Agricultural Videos https://extension.uga.edu/county-offices/upson/agriculture-and-natural-resources/agricultural-videos.htmlideos.html

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