Beef Cattle and Forage Field Days

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2022 Northwest Region Beef and Forage Field Day

The 2022 Northwest Region Beef and Forage Field Day was held at the Red River Research Station in Bossier City on Thursday, April 28. Registration began at 8:30 AM. Producers heard talks on how to manage fertilizer costs, forage options, weed control options and an herbicide update, cattle identification solutions and record keeping, and cattle market update and outlook. The event included lunch followed by a panel of producers discussing how they market beef directly to the consumer.


2022 Northeast Region Beef and Forage Field Day

The 2022 Northeast LA Beef and Forage Field Day will be held on Thursday, September 15, 2022, at J&S Cattle (6511 Mer Rouge Rd, Bastrop, LA). Registration begins at 8:30 AM.

Topics covered will include:

  • Bridging the Fall Nutritional Gap with Forages
  • Impact of Nutrition on Conception Rates
  • Controlling Weeds in Pastures and Hayfields
  • On-Farm Necropsy - Why and How?
  • Replacement Heifer Selection and Development
  • Working Cow Horse Demonstration

  • For more information contact Jason Holmes at jholmes@agcenter.lsu.edu or view the flyer here: 2022_NE_Region_BeefandForageFieldDayFlyerpdf

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    2022 Spring Acadiana Beef Cattle and Forage Field Day

    The 2022 Spring Acadiana Beef Cattle and Forage Field Day was held at the Iberia Research Station in Jeanerette on Saturday, March 12th.

    Talks and demonstrations included:

    • Utilizing Growth Implants in Growing Beef Calves
    • Understanding Fertilizer Sources and Rates
    • Beef Cattle Market Update
    • Post-weaning Management Options for Beef Calves
    • Options for Winter Broadleaf Control and White Clover Release
    • Annual Ryegrass Variety Trial and Seed Production Issues


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    Dean Lee Research Station's Beef and Forage Field Day

    The Beef Cattle and Forage Field Day was held on Thursday, April 21st at the State Evacuation Shelter and Dean Lee Research Station. Registration began at 2:00 PM at the State Evacuation Shelter (8125 HWY 71 S, Alexandra, LA).

    Featured topics and demonstrations included:

    • Controlling Broadleaf Weeds Infesting Clover
    • Navigating Rising Input Costs
    • Improving Records & EID Demonstration
    • Cattle Market Update
    • Producing & Feeding Baleage


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    Southwest Louisiana Beef Cattle Field Day

    The 2021 Southwest Louisiana Beef Cattle Field Day was held September 18, 2021 at the Kinder Livestock Auction.

    Presentations included nutrition, herd health, tractor implements, weeds and forages, farm inputs, and a Pig Brig demonstration.

    For more information contact Bradley Pousson at bpousson@agcenter.lsu.edu.

    Sponsored by: Jeff Davis Cattlemen's Association, Kinder Livestock Auction, Louisiana Cattlemen's Association, and the LSU AgCenter.

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    The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture

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