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  • 18th - 6th Annual Dean Lee Research Station Beef Cattle & Forage Field Day - Dean Lee Research Station, Alexandria, LA
    • For more information: Vince Deshotel @ 337-831-1635
  • 20th - Fall Area Livestock Show - Raceland Ag Building, Raceland, La.
    • For more information: Teddi Folse @ 985-446-1316
  • 24th - Acadiana Cattle Producers Fall Field Day - Cecil McCrory Exhibit Bldg., Abbeville, LA
    • For more information: Blair Hebert @ 337-893-8334, Stan Dutile @ 337-291-7090, or Andrew Granger @ 337-898-4335


  • 7th - LA Forage & Grassland Council Annual Meeting - LSU AgCenter DeWitt LIvestock Bldg., Hwy 71S, Alexandria, LA
  • Registration Fee: $10, which includes lunch


8:15 a.m.Registration and View Exhibits

9:00 a.m.Welcome and Introductions

Mr. Chris Ebel, LFGC President

9:05 a.m.Linking Forage Testing With Beef Cattle Nutrition

Dr. Guillermo Scaglia, LSU AgCenter, Jeanerette, LA

9:45 a.m.Forty Years of Forage Legume Breeding:Basics and Examples

Dr. Ray Smith, Texas A+M University, Overton, TX

10:35 a.m.Product Update from Exhibitors

10:50 a.m.Break

11:10 a.m.Regenerative Ranching: A Focus on Grazing and Soil Health

Mr. Cooper Hurst, Producer, Woodville, MS

11:40 a.m.Analysis of Soil Health of Pastures Under Differing Years of Winter Annual

Vegetation and Grazing

Ms. Katy Bridges, LSU AgCenter, Baton Rouge, LA

11:55 a.m. Overseeding Diverse Species:Early Results

Dr. Wink Alison, Dr. Kun Jun Han, Dr. Buddy Pitman and Dr. Lisa Fultz,

LSU AgCenter and Dr. B. Macoon, Mississippi State University

12:15 p.m.NRCS Update

Mr. Kevin Norton, Alexandria, LA

12:30 p.m.LFGC Award Presentations

Dr. Ed Twidwell, LSU AgCenter, Baton Rouge, LA

Mr. Chris Ebel, NRCS, Many, LA

12:50 p.m.LFGC Business Meeting

Mr. Chris Ebel, LFGC President

1:00 p.m.Adjourn and Lunch

For more information: Ed Twidwell @ 225-578-4564


  • 9th - Acadiana Cattle Producers Spring Field Day - LSU AgCenter Iberia Research Station, Jeanerette, LA
    • Fore more information: Guillermo Scaglia @ 337-276-5527

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