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Grazing school held Nov. 9 in Meadville
MISSISSIPPI STATE – Nov. 9 is back-to-school time for cattle and hay producers when Mississippi State University hosts a daylong event in Meadville on topics related to cattle grazing and hay production.
The 2012 Southwest Mississippi Grazing School will be held at Sage Farms from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The school is limited to 80 participants on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is free but must be completed by Nov. 2.
Program topics include animal nutrition, clover selection, winter grazing systems and stockpiling warm-season grasses. Grazing experts will conduct several demonstrations at the school.
Sage Farms is about six miles from Highway 98 in Franklin County. The program is offered by the MSU Extension Service and the Natural Resource Conservation Service’s Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative.
For more information contact Rocky Lemus at (662) 325-7718 or Kathy Johnson at (662) 325-2311 with questions.