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Alfalfa hay production field day set for May 19
NEWTON, Miss. -- Landowners and producers who want to learn more about alfalfa production can attend a workshop next month in Newton.
The Mississippi State University Coastal Plain Branch Experiment Station will host an alfalfa hay production and equipment demonstration May 19.
The workshop, which begins at 9 a.m. and runs until 3:30 p.m., is divided into morning and afternoon sessions. The morning session will involve presentations on alfalfa establishment, fertility management, harvest methods, pest control and economic analyses. The afternoon session will offer a cutting, baling and wrapping demonstration featuring several manufacturers and local equipment dealers. A lunch will be provided.
America’s Alfalfa is sponsoring the workshop.
To preregister for the free event, contact Jenna Mosely at firstname.lastname@example.org or 601-683-2084. The station is located at 51 Coastal Plain Road outside of Newton.