FIELD DAY AT SOUTHERN PIEDMONT AG RESEARCH STATION 8 7 2013


BELOW ARE A FEW OF THE SHOTS I TOOK AT THE SOUTHERN PIEDMEONT AG RESEARCH STATION FIELD DAY ON AUG 7 2013.
JUST A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF EACH PHOTO AS i HAVE MORE TO DOWNLOAD AND ANOTHER POST TO MAKE YET TODAY.

THIS WAS A SHOT OF DR. BRIAN CAMPBELL JUST AFTER THE BULL HAD ENCOURAGED HIM TO GET OUT OF HIS SPACE.

BULL WANTED HIS SPACE

THIS WAS A SHOT FROM THE TRAM AS WE GOT CLOSER TO THE NEW FACILITY

CLOSER TO THE BARN

THIS WAS A HOT OF A MIXED SPECIES FORAGE PLOT. BMR SORGHUM PLANTED WITH SOY BEANS AND COW PEAS AND SUNFLOWERS

COWPEAS 2

ANOTHER SHOT OF COWPEAS AND SORGHUM

COWPEAS AND SHRGHUM

THE CROWD LOOKS AT THE NEW FACILITIES

CROWD LOOKS AT THE SWEEP

THESE WERE A PAIR OF HEIFERS FROM VA DOC USED FOR BODY CONDITION SACORING
DOC HEIFERS 2

ANOTHER SHOT OF THE HEIFERS
DOC HEIFERS 3

YET ANOTHER SHOT OF THE HEIFERS….THESE ARE TWO YEAR OLD HEIFERS DUE TO CALVE THIS FALL

DOC HIFERS 1

dR bRIAN cAMPBELL

DR BRIAN CAMPBELL

DR CHRIS TEUTSCH SHOQING A SUNFLOWER IN THE bmr FORAGE MIX AND DISCUSSING WHY THE MIX

DR TUETSCH AND SUNFLOWER

S AHOT OF THE CROWD STUDYING THE FORAGE MIX
FOLKS STUDYING

THERE WAS A GOOD CROWD ON HAND FOR THE EVENT AND THE NICE BARBECUE LUNCH
GOOD CROWD

ANOTHER SHOT OF THE WORKING FACILITIES

LOAD OUR CHUTE

THIS IS A VIEW DOWN THE ROW….THIS FORAGE WAS PLANTED IN 30 INCH ROWS BUT IT LOOKED THICKER….PEOPLE WERE WALKING DOWN AND INTENTIONALLY UNPLANTED ROW
LOOKED THICKER THAN 30 IN ROWS

THIS WAS MY FIRST SHOT OF THE DWARF BMR SORGHUM…i LIKE IT….NEXT YEAR…..
MIXED CROP SORGHUM

THIS WAS A SHOT FROM THE TROLLEY OF MY FIRST SIGHT OF THE NEW FACILITY
NEW BARN FROM AFAR

THIS IS A PENDLETON BRED BULL BELONGING TO VA DOC….LOOKS LIKE HE CAME FROM QUAKER HILL FARM…
PENDLETON BRED BULL

A PRETTY VIEW FROM THE BARN
PRETTY VIEW FROM THE BARN

THERE WERE SOY BEANS GROWING IN THIS SORGHUM THAT WERE AS TALL AS ME….
SOY BEAN TALL AS ME

ANOTHER SHOT OF THE THE DWAFR BMR SORGHUM
SPAREC DWARF BMR SORGHUM

A BIG SUNFLOWER DROOPED INTO THE SORGHUM
SUNFLOWER

VIEWING THE SORGHUM
VIEWING SORGHUM

ONE OF SEVERAL CATTLE FROST FREE WATER TROUGHS INSTALLED TO FACILITATE ROTATIONAL GRAZING
WATER TROUGH HIGH AND DRY

Part of a world weather system project run by the university

WEATHER STATION

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