2020 Northeast Region Virtual Beef and Forage Field Day

Beef cattle grazing in an open field.

Topics covered:

  • Forage fertilization and fertilizers
  • Sprayer calibration
  • Importance of defining a breeding season
  • Estrus synchronization for natural service
  • Record keeping

For more information contact: Dr. Wink Alison at 318-435-2903, Mr. Jim McCann at 318-649-2663, Mr. Jason Holmes at 318-368-9935, or Dr. Ashley Edwards at 512-818-5476.

Welcome from Dr. Mike Salassi

Program Leader for Plant and Animal Sciences
Office of the Vice President for Agriculture

Welcome from Dr. Melissa Cater

Regional Director
Northeast Region

Welcome from Jason Holmes

Extension Agent
Union Parish

Economic Benefits of Defining a Breeding Season

Jason Holmes
Livestock Specialist – Northeast Region
LSU AgCenter

Advantages of Estrus Synchronization for Natural Service

Dr. Ashley Edwards
Assistant Extension Agent and Coordinator
Animal Sciences
LSU AgCenter

Sprayer Calibration Simplified

Dr. Ron Strahan
Associate Professor
State Specialist
LSU AgCenter

2020 sprayer calibration guide PDF

Fertilizers and Pasture Fertilization

Dr. Wink Alison
Forage Extension Specialist
LSU AgCenter

Record Keeping Systems for Cow-Calf Producers

Dr. Kurt Guidry
Southwest Regional Director
Extension Economist
LSU AgCenter

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