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
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)
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- The Mississippi State University Extension Service is offering its annual Forage Field Day July 17 to interested producers and agricultural agents.
A long, cool spring put Mississippi hay production about two weeks behind schedule, but a long, hot summer can give producers the chance to catch up.
Rocky Lemus, Mississippi State University Extension Service forage specialist, said he expects a good year for forages.