CATTLE PRODUCERS OFFERED NATIVE GRASSES INFORMATION

PRAIRIE An informational program and station tour of Mississippi State University's Prairie Research Unit will focus on native grass and cattle production May 31.

The Native Grass and Cattle Field Day will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the MSU research unit in Monroe County. Lunch is provided. There is no cost to attend, but registration is required.

Program topics include establishing and managing native grasses, hay production with native grasses and wildlife benefits of native grasses. Researchers will give an update on the native grass grazing trials being conducted at the Prairie Research Unit.

The Prairie Research Unit is located about 13 miles north of West Point on Highway 382.

The event is sponsored by the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station and a grant from the National Resource Conversation Service's Conservation Innovation fund.

To register or for more information, contact Holly Boland at (662) 369-4426 ext. 201 or 203, or at htb32@msstate.edu.







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