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Forage field day helps growers, producers

NEWTON, Miss. -- Forage growers looking to improve production and management of their fields are invited to a workshop in May.

The Coastal Plain Forage Production Field Day will be held May 4 at the Coastal Plain Branch Experiment Station at 51 Coastal Plain Road in Newton. The Mississippi State University Extension Service and Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry and Experiment Station are hosting the free event.

Topics will include fertility and grazing management, forage production economics, broadleaf weed control, and native warm-season grasses and alfalfa grazing.

Registration begins at 10 a.m., and the field day starts at 10:30 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m. Lunch is included.

Contact Brett Rushing at 662-769-9963 or brett.rushing@msstate.edu by April 20 to preregister for the event.

Released: April 18, 2017
Contacts: Dr. Brett Rushing
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