Field day for cattle producers is March 9


JEANERETTE, La. (AP) — The LSU AgCenter's Iberia Research Station will hold its Acadiana Beef Cattle Producers Field Day on March 9.

Registration begins at 8 a.m., and the program starts at 8:30 a.m. and continues the rest of the morning.

AgCenter experts will make presentations on calf management through weaning, deworming principles, starting pastures and hay fields, stocking rates and supplementation for heifers grazing on ryegrass, and cow-calf systems.

Different methods of handling calves will be demonstrated including castration, vaccination and tagging.

The Iberia Research Station is at 603 LSU Bridge Road in Jeanerette.

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