2010 MSU Pasture & Forages Short Course
The following PDF files were presentations made during the 2010 short course:
August 24, 2010
- Dr. Larry Oldham – Nutrient cycling: Soil and fertility management in pasture systems
- Dr. Daniel Rivera – Complementing pasture-based nutrition and mineral supplementation for livestock
- Dr. John M. Riley – Economics Considerations in Grazing Systems: Cost and benefits
- Dr. Bisoondat Macoon – Practical considerations in designing a grazing System
- Dr. Rocky Lemus – Hay production and quality
- Mr. Jimmy Ray Parish – Forage varieties and evaluation
- Dr. Yoana Newman – Perennial peanut for hay production
August 25, 2010
- Dr. Rocky Lemus – Stockpiling warm-season grasses
- Dr. David Lang – How to manage, utilize and maintain legumes
- Dr. John Byrd – Weed management in forage Systems: Chemical vs. mechanical
- Dr. Stephanie Hill – Matching forage supply to animal needs
- Dr. Jane Parish – Fence, water, and shade considerations for your grazing system
As farmers head out to their fields, locating underground utility lines may not be at the top of their safety checklists.
But this knowledge should be a top priority, said Leslie Woolington, a risk management specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service and the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station.
Forage growers in Mississippi are trying to keep insects from making meals out of their hayfields and compromising their stockpiles of winter feed.
Sod production is a year-round process for Mississippi producers, and demand is up for this valuable commodity.
Jay McCurdy, turf specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said the state’s producers are having a good year with this grass crop.
Mississippi has an abundance of bugs, especially in the warmer months. We are all familiar with mosquitoes, bumblebees, and house flies. But I bet there are bugs around your house and yard that you can’t identify. (Photo by Blake Layton)