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MSU offers a Simpson County forage program

MISSISSIPPI STATE -- Area forage and livestock producers are invited to the Broadhead Cattle Farm July 8 for a half-day program on forage issues.

The Simpson County Forage Field Day is from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the farm in Mendenhall. It is sponsored by the MSU Extension Service Forage Program, the Simpson County Extension office and the Simpson County Soil and Water Conservation District.

Topics will include alfalfa production, summer annual grasses, weed control, Natural Resource Conservation Service programs, hay production and nutrient management, and feral hog control and management.

The event is free and includes lunch, but registration is encouraged.

Contact Charlie Bush, Simpson County Extension agent, to register. He can be reached at charlieb@ext.msstate.edu or 601-847-1335.

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Writer: Bonnie Coblentz

Released: June 10, 2014
Contact: Charlie Bush, 601-847-1335