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MSU plans event for beef producers
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Beef producers will hear reports of Mississippi State University’s research efforts related to a variety of livestock health and management considerations at a May 21 field day.
The free program will begin at 9 a.m. 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. One member will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at this meeting. An alumni tent will be set up in center field during the 5 p.m. MSU baseball game against Arkansas.
In addition, the Mississippi Beef Council will be celebrating “Beef Day at the Ball Park” with a tent in right field serving samples of beef to attendees.