Beef, forestry focus of field day

Sep 10, 2012

LSU AgCenter faculty will offer information ranging from beef cattle management to pruning timber at the Hill Farm Field Day set Oct. 9.

Activities begin with registration at 9 a.m., said LSU AgCenter forestry professor Michael Blazier.

Topics to be discussed by LSU AgCenter research and extension faculty during the general station field tour include forage management, beef cattle research, the poultry demonstration house project and planting and thinning strategies for loblolly pine, Blazier said.

A beef cattle tour is set from 1-3 p.m. The forestry management component runs from 1-4 p.m.

The Hill Farm Research Station is at 3380 U.S. Highway 79 just south of Homer, La.

More details on field day activities are available by contacting Blazier at 318-927-2578, Ext. 204.