Dean Lee Research Station to host cattle/forage field day

First annual beef cattle/forage field day on September 12 for LSU AgCenter's Dean Lee Research Station. Begins at 3 p.m. and will conclude with sponsored dinner.

The LSU AgCenter will hostits first annual Dean Lee Research Station Beef Cattle andForage Field Day on Thursday, September 12, 2013, in Alexandria, La.

Cattle and forage producers, industry representatives, and anyone interested in livestock production is invited to attend this field day.

Registration beginsat 3:00 p.m. at the State Emergency Shelter off Highway71S. Field tour topics will include: Nutrient runoff from winter pastures; Standing forage for winter supplementation; Using fixed-time artificial insemination as a reproductive technology;and creep grazing for calf supplementation.

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 There will also be a short indoor program and the field day will conclude with a sponsored meal.

Louisiana Master Farmer Program Phase II and CEU credits will be given, in addition to Certified Crop Advisor CEUs for attending.

For more information, contact Glen Gentry at (318) 427-4424.  

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