The free program will begin at 9 a.m. on April 29 at the MSU Beef Unit, located south of the main campus in the Henry H. Leveck Animal Research Center.
MSU Extension Service specialists and Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station researchers will provide updates on research related to reproduction, eye pigmentation, and stocker cattle health and management. Beef unit herdsmen will provide updates on the university’s purebred and crossbred programs.
Producers are encouraged to make reservations for lunch by calling 662-325-3516 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Participants may tour the beef, horse and dairy units after lunch.
Alumni events also have been planned to coincide with the field day, and alumni are invited to spend the day on campus. Alumni of the Block and Bridle Club and the livestock judging teams also will meet after lunch for their annual meeting. An alumni tent will be set up in center field during the 7 p.m. MSU baseball game against Auburn.