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Farm Tour: Conservation in Pasture Lands Registration

Landowners and conservation professionals are welcomed to campus for a tour of newly implemented conservation practices at the H.H. Leveck Animal Research Center that are protecting the integrity of the farm pastures and the creek that flows through the research facility.

A working luncheon will follow.

Friday, November 22nd, 2019 from 10am-1pm
Mississippi State University Campus
Blackjack Cabin, 1974 Blackjack Rd. Starkville, MS

Heading east from the roundabout on Blackjack Rd., proceed 1.5 miles and the destination is on your right. Ample parking is available.

To register, fill out the form below, or call Beth Baker at 662-325-7491.

Also, for disability accommodation or other information, please email Beth Baker or call 662-325-7491.

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