Extension hosts Magnolia Beef & Poultry Expo
RALEIGH, Miss. – Beef and poultry producers across Mississippi will have an opportunity to get up to speed on the latest issues facing their industries and see new products and equipment on April 14.
The 2022 Magnolia Beef and Poultry Expo will take place at the Charles Waldrup Agricultural Complex in Raleigh from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Mississippi State University Extension Service is cosponsoring the event with Community Bank of Raleigh, Mississippi Farm Bureau, First Financial Bank, Insul-Pro Plus, Pro Flow Motorsports, and the Soil and Water Conservation Districts of each participating county.
The expo will host educational sessions, and the trade show will feature tractors, farm equipment, pharmaceutical distributors, feed distributors, livestock trailers, ATVs, trucks and poultry equipment.
Seminar topics include construction practices to reduce poultry house insurance, solar power in the poultry industry, and beef cattle castration methods and pricing differences. Door prizes will also be offered.
The inaugural Charles Waldrup Memorial Agriculture Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating high school senior continuing his or her education within the field of agriculture.
From the intersection of Highway 18 and Highway 35 in Raleigh, travel about 3 miles south on Highway 35. Turn right onto SCR 77, or Oil Field Road. The Charles Waldrup Agriculture Complex is the third building on the left.
This is a free event and open to the public. MSU is an equal opportunity institution. For disability accommodation and to RSVP, please contact the MSU Extension office in Smith County at 601-782-4454.