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Beef and forage field day set for May 21 in Tylertown

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TYLERTOWN, Miss. -- Cattle producers in Louisiana and Mississippi can learn about animal handling and health issues during the Mississippi/Louisiana Beef and Forage Field Day May 21.

The event begins with registration at 8:45 a.m. at the Livestock Producers Sale Barn on Highway 98 East in Tylertown, Mississippi.

Experts with the Mississippi State University Extension Service and Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station will join industry professionals to discuss low-stress animal handling and new vaccination regulations.

Featured speakers include Dr. Carla Huston of the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine and Heze Early of Merrill pharmaceutical company.

Participants can also view the top-performing bulls from the South Mississippi Gain on Forage Bull Test. These bulls are for sale and can be purchased before, during or after the field day.

A sponsored lunch will be provided, but preregistration is required.

To preregister or for more information, contact Walthall County Extension agent Richard Hay at 601-876-4021 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; or Lincoln County Extension agent Mark Mowdy at 601-835-3460 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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TYLERTOWN, Miss. -- Cattle producers in Louisiana and Mississippi can learn about animal handling and health issues during the Mississippi/Louisiana Beef and Forage Field Day May 21.

The event begins with registration at 8:45 a.m. at the Livestock Producers Sale Barn on Highway 98 East in Tylertown, Mississippi.

Experts with the Mississippi State University Extension Service and Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station will join industry professionals to discuss low-stress animal handling and new vaccination regulations.

Featured speakers include Dr. Carla Huston of the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine and Heze Early of Merrill pharmaceutical company.

Participants can also view the top-performing bulls from the South Mississippi Gain on Forage Bull Test. These bulls are for sale and can be purchased before, during or after the field day.

A sponsored lunch will be provided, but preregistration is required.

To preregister or for more information, contact Walthall County Extension agent Richard Hay at 601-876-4021 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; or Lincoln County Extension agent Mark Mowdy at 601-835-3460 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

News Type: 
Feature Story
Filed Under: 
Beef
Share: 
Writer: 
Ms. Susan M. Collins-Smith
Contacts: 
Mr. Richard Hay

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