Beef & Forage

beefThe beef-forage research program at the South Mississippi Branch Experiment Station serves the specific research needs of beef producers in south Mississippi. Research is conducted on 610 acres of hay and pasture land with approximately 300 head of commercial cattle. Applied beef research is conducted in nutrition, reproduction and management as they relate and interact with forage research with various crops, varieties, fertility and other agronomic practices. Research results can be extended to southeast Louisiana, the Gulf Coast and southeastern United States with similar climate, soils and forages.