BATESVILLE — A stored forage workshop Tuesday, May 8, will highlight the latest University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture research for hay production, storage and nutrition.


The workshop will be held at the division’s Livestock and Forestry Research Station near Batesville. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the program will begin at 9 a.m.


Topics will cover nutrition and performance with mechanically stored forage, hay equipment discussion and demonstration, and the cost to produce stored forage.


The Livestock and Forestry Research Station is a 3,000-acre research unit developed to conduct research with forestry and beef cattle management and production. Large-scale replicated forage research is conducted on 1,250 acres of pasture and hay fields.


The program is sponsored by Greenway Equipment Inc. and will include lunch. Interested participants should RSVP by Friday, May 4, by calling 870-793-7432 or by email at jlbransc@uark.edu.


The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs to all eligible persons without discrimination.