Brandy Orlando, Owens, William E. | 4/29/2015 8:56:37 PM
News Release Distributed 04/29/15
HOMER, La. – The LSU AgCenter Hill Farm Research Station will host a poultry field day on June 16.
The event begins with registration at 9 a.m. followed by a walking tour at 9:30.
The field tours will include presentations by LSU AgCenter research and extension faculty on:
– Poultry management practices.
– Equipment evaluations and innovations.
– Pasteurization of broiler litter.
– Calibrating litter spreaders.
Resident coordinator Bill Owens will conduct a demonstration of the Ecodrum composter.
The field day will conclude with lunch at 11:30 a.m.
Following the field day, representatives from the AgCenter and U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service will conduct a Master Farmer workshop from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
For more information, contact Owens 318-927-2578 ext. 226 or by email.
The Hill Farm Research Station is located at 11959 Highway 9 in Homer, Louisiana.Brandy Orlando
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture