Beef Ad Hoc Committee members, Heifer and Steer Superintendents met
recently to discuss the details on the proposed 2015 Spring Born Rule for
the State Heifer Show.  The following information was voted on and approved
to be in effect for the 2015 State Heifer Show:

For the 2015 State Heifer Show, females born January 2013 (Yearlings)
through Junior Heifer Calf (March 1, 2014 and after) will be allowed to
show.  The committee realizes this is a big decision for the future of the
Jr. Heifer project in Georgia and is asking for your input on the specifics
of this rule change.

The committee asks that you share this
all interested Agents, Agriculture Education Teacher's and Georgia Cattle
Producers.  To provide the committee the appropriate amount of time to come
back and discuss the findings, please respond no later than the close of
business on Friday, September 13th.

Direct link to the survey:

Thank you for your prompt response.

*Beef Cattle Ad Hoc Members:*
Martin Buis, Phillip Gentry, Sam Ingram, Brenda Jackson, Deron Rehberg, Ray
Hicks, Cale Watkins, and Kip Williams.

*State Show Beef Cattle Superintendents*:
Dr. Jacob Segars, Heather Shultz, Christa Steinkamp and Ricky Wheeler.

Ricky Wheeler
Area Animal Science Teacher
Central Region - Agricultural Education
101 North Main Street
Room 318
Swainsboro, Georgia 30401
478/595-5351 (c)