Jane Parish

Jane Parish

Professor and Head
Beef Cattle Specialist, Ruminant Nutrition/Forage Systems



Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1690
Verona, MS 38879
Education:
  • Ph.D., The University of Georgia
  • M.B.A., Mississippi State University
  • M.S., Texas Tech University
  • B.S., Texas A&M University

Society Memberships:
  • American Society of Animal Science
  • American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists
  • Beef Improvement Federation - Executive Director
  • Mississippi Cattlemen's Association
  • Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation
  • National Cattlemen's Beef Association

Research:
  • Forage systems for beef production
  • Applied beef cattle management

Graduate Students
Cobie Rutherford
Publications
2018
Parish, J. A. 2018. Comparison of Virginia wild rye, annual ryegrass, and wheat for weaned beef steer grazing and confinement feeding. Professional Animal Scientist 4(34):356-363. Download
2018
Parish, J. A., B. R. Williams, K. T. Coatney, T. F. Best, C. O. Stewart. 2018. A hedonic analysis of sale lot traits affecting feeder calf prices in Mississippi auction markets. Professional Animal Scientist 3(34):240-249. Download
2015
Parish, J.A. 2015. Using Google trends for search engine optimization of extension internet content. Journal of Extension 53(3). Download
2014
Parish, J.A., B.B. Karisch, R.C. Vann, D. Riley. 2014. Effects of steer breed composition on feedlot performance and carcass traits. The Professional Animal Scientist 30:43-50. Download
2013
Karisch, B.B., and J.A. Parish. 2013. Assessment of beef cattle extension publications use via internet download monitoring. Journal of Extension 50:1:1TOT2. Download
2013
Parish, J.A., and B.B. Karisch. 2013. Application of item analysis to assess multiple-choice examinations in the Mississippi Master Cattle Producer program. Journal of Extension, 51(5):5T0T3. Download
2013
Parish, J.A., and B.B. Karisch. 2013. Determining interest in YouTube topics for extension-authored video development. Journal of Extension, 51 (6):6TOT6. Download
2013
Parish, J.A., and B.B. Karisch. 2013. Estimating cattle age using dentition. Mississiippi State University Extension Publication 2779. Download
2013
Parish, J.A., B.B. Karisch, and R.C. Vann. 2013. Beef cattle handling facilities. Mississippi State University Extension Publication 2787. Download
2013
Parish, J.A., B.B. Karisch, and R.C. Vann. 2013. Transporting beef cattle by road. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2797. Download
2013
Parish, J.A., J.R. Parish, and A.S. Hubbard. 2013. Evaluation of three bermudagrass cultivars for summer stockering beef steers. The Professional Animal Scientist 29:163-171. Download
2013
Parish, J.A., J.R. Parish, and T.F. Best. 2013. Assessment of 3 sudangrass cultivars for summer stockering of beef steers. Professional Animal Scientist, The, 29:395-402. Download
2013
Parish, J.A., J.R. Parish, T.F. Best, H.T. Boland, and C. Young. 2013. Effects of selected endophyte and tall fescue cultivar combinations on steer grazing performance, indicators of fescue toxicosis, feedlot performance, and carcass traits. Journal of Animal Science 91:342-355. Download
2013
Parish, J.A.. 2013. Beef cattle behavior and handling. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication Number 2801. Download
2013
Parish, J.A.. 2013. Caring for newborn beef calves separated from their dams. Mississippi State University Extension Publication 2810. Download
2013
Vann, R.C., J.A. Parish, B.B. Karisch. 2013. Using live animal carcass ultrasound information in beef cattle selection. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication # 2802. Download
2012
Parish, J.A., T. Smith. 2012. Performance-based evaluation of a beef cattle retained ownership extension program. Journal of Extension 50(1):1T0T6. Download
2012
Parish, J.A., B.M. Bourg, M.L. Marks, N.B. Simmons and T. Smith. 2012. Evaluation of different methods of cattle hip height data collection. The Professional Animal Scientist 28: 292-299. Download
2012
Parish, J.A., T. Smith, R.C. Vann. 2012. Mississippi farm to feedlot program thirteen-year summary: Effects of steer age and morbidity on feedlot performance and carcass traits. Professional Animal Scientist 28:158-165. Download
2012
Parish, J.A., T.F. Best, J.R. Saunders. 2012. Comparison of chicory and annual ryegrass for spring stockering of beef steers. Professional Animal Scientist Vol. 28:579-587. Download
2011
Parish, J.A. 2011. Web site usage information for evaluating beef cattle extension programming. Journal of Extension 49(5):5TOT9. Download
2011
Parish, J.A., T. Smith, R.C. Vann. 2011. Case Study: Influence of years of Mississippi Farm to Feedlot Program participation on feedlot performance and carcass traits. The Professional Animal Scientist 27(6):584-590. Download
2011
Solomon, J., B. Macoon, D.J. Lang, J.A. Parish, R.C. Vann. 2011. A novel approach to grass legume management. Crop Science 51(4):1865-1876. Download
2009
Parish, J.A., J.D. Rhinehart. 2009. Use of an internet based hay directory in beef cattle extension programing. Journal of Extension 47(2):2TOT4. Download
2009
Parish, J.A., T. Smith, J.R. Parish, T.F. Best, H.T. Boland. 2009. Evaluation of four different methods of calf birth weight data collection. Professional Animal Scientist 25(6):716-721. Download