The University of Tennessee Plateau Research and Education Center near Crossville will host the 7th annual fall sale of cattle from its herd on Friday, Dec. 1, starting at 10:00 a.m. CST.

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. 30. 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 Research 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 conducted at the center's headquarters on U.S. Highway 70 North, approximately 8 miles west of Crossville.

The Plateau Research and Education Center is one of 10 field laboratories operated across the state by the Tennessee Agricultural Experiment Station. At each facility UT researchers work to solve real-world problems faced by producers and industries so businesses can thrive and consumers can enjoy high standards of living.

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