2013 Southeast Research Station Spring Field Day

Vinicius Moreira, McCormick, Michael E.  |  11/30/2012 10:35:40 PM

Southeast Research Station Field Day

                            Friday, April 5, 2013 
Theme: “Livestock Feeds and Forages for Today and the Future”

8:30 - 9:15     Coffee and Donuts/Welcome

9:15 - 11:00   Outdoor Presentations (Hayride)
                       1) Protein supplements for beef calves 
                       2) Agricultural by-products for Holstein steers
                            on oat pasture 
                       3) Replacing corn with soy hulls in lactating
                            Holstein cow diets 
                       4) Novel forages for improved nutritive value 
                            and soil renovation 
                       5) New herbicides for pre-emergence weed control 
                            in bermudagrass

11:00 - 12:15 Indoor Presentation (Auditorium) 
                       1) Livestock, milk and feed prices outlook 
                       2) USDA Farm Bill update

12:15 - 1:00   Barbecue Lunch

1:00 - 2:00     Equipment Demonstrations (Tractors, mixer wagons, creep feeders, haying equipment, etc.) 
                        Informal viewing of forage testing lab, milking barn, experimental dairy lagoons,
                         ryegrass variety plots, and forage herbicide tests.

For field day information contact Mike McCormick, Resident Coordinator, Southeast Research Station (41217 Bethel Rd, Franklinton, LA) at 985-839-2322 or memccormick@agcenter.lsu.edu.

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