LSU AgCenter’s Hill Farm field day scheduled April 24

William Pitman, Van Osdell, Mary Ann  |  3/25/2008 7:54:46 PM

News Release Distributed 03/26/08

The LSU AgCenter’s Hill Farm Research Station’s annual field day for beef, poultry, dairy, forage and forestry producers will be held April 24.

Registration and exhibits by agribusiness companies begin at 11 a.m. followed by a 1 p.m. program.

As part of the program, Jack Dillard, agricultural columnist with The (Shreveport) Times, will present “Changing Agriculture in North Louisiana and Evolving Programs at the Hill Farm Research Station to Support the Region’s Agriculture.”

From 1:30 to 5 p.m., LSU AgCenter researchers will present information on temperament of beef replacement heifers, pasture replacement with pine or hardwood timber, mastitis and water-quality research, the developing broiler research and demonstration program, and pasture and forage crop research.

More information is available by calling (318) 927-2578. The Hill Farm Research Station is located south of Homer at the junction of U.S. Highway 79 and Louisiana Highway 9.

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Contact: Buddy Pitman at (318) 927-2578 or wpitman@agcenter.lsu.edu

Writer: Mary Ann Van Osdell at (318) 741-7430, ext. 1104, or mvanosdell@agcenter.lsu.edu


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