Mississippi Grazing & Forage Production Workshop

June 24 and 25, 2019

Mississippi State University—Bost Conference Center

190 Bost Dr., Starkville, MS 39759

Before May 31—$50/person
After May 31—$60/person

June 24, 2019

A late afternoon (4:30 pm to 7:30 pm) outdoor forage production tour will be held at the Henry H. Leveck Animal Research Farm (South Farm). Producers will participate on demonstrations and research trials related to:

Topics:

  • Forage Variety Trials
  • Fertilitiy
  • Crabgrass production
  • Summer Annual Grass/Legumes
  • Grazing Management of Summer Annual Grasses
  • Weed Control
  • Fencing and Rotational Grazing
  • Baleage/Hay Production Demonstration

June 25, 2019

The indoor workshop (8:00 am to 4:30 pm) will provide producers with up to date forage management recommendations to enhance their forage management strategies and become more efficient in extending the grazing season and reducing supplementation.

Topics:

  • Annual Ryegrass Grazing with or without Supplementation
  • Grazing Efficiency of Livestock Classes
  • Extending your Grazing Season with Stockpiled Forages
  • Weed Control Strategies
  • Grazing Management of Cover Crops
  • Productions Practices for Quality Hay
  • Mineral Needs During Grazing
  • Economic Strategies in Grazing Systems

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