Livestock producers with an interest in cool-season forages can learn about ongoing Mississippi State University (MSU) research on the topic at an April 5 evening tour.

The Cool-Season Forage Tour will begin at 5 p.m. at the Henry H. Leveck Animal Research Farm, the forage unit at MSU’s South Farm in Starkville. It’s free, but early registration is encouraged as a meal will be served.

Topics to be covered include alfalfa variety testing and management, clover demonstrations, variety and nutrient management issues related to ryegrass production systems, tall fescue evaluation trials the wildrye evaluation trial and weed control practices.

The event is being offered by the MSU Extension Service with sponsorship by Wax Seed Co.

For more information, contact Julie White, Oktibbeha County Extension director, at 662-323-5916 or, or Rocky Lemus, Extension forage and grazing systems specialist, at 662- 325-7718 or