LSU Hill Farm field day April 24

The LSU AgCenter's Hill Farm Research Station's annual field day for beef, poultry, dairy, forage and forestry producers will be held April 24.

Registration and exhibits by agribusiness companies begin at 11 a.m. followed by a 1 p.m. program.

Jack Dillard, agricultural columnist with The (Shreveport) Times, will present “Changing Agriculture in North Louisiana and Evolving Programs at the Hill Farm Research Station to Support the Region's Agriculture.”

From 1:30 to 5 p.m., LSU AgCenter researchers will present information on temperament of beef replacement heifers, pasture replacement with pine or hardwood timber, mastitis and water-quality research, the developing broiler research and demonstration program, and pasture and forage crop research.

More information is available by calling (318) 927-2578. The Hill Farm Research Station is located south of Homer at the junction of U.S. Highway 79 and Louisiana Highway 9.

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