MU Extension events calendar


Calendar options
Location
Category

Begin 
Show
Search

 


Professional development events

Sullivan County Agricultural Tour

When:

Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:

The first stop on the tour will be at the Phillip and Jane Wise farm (15891 Highway 139 at Harris MO The tour will then proceed to the Medicine Creek Community Center in Harris for a free meal. After dinner, the final stop will be at Glenn and Jane Heisey’s farm (40442 Highway E, Harris MO – one mile west of the Hwy 139/Hwy E Junction, north side of the road on top of the hill)

Description:

The Sullivan County University of Missouri Extension Council will host a Sullivan County Farm Tour on Tuesday, July 29th 2014. This will be the first annual county farm tour to showcase the diverse farming systems and operations in Sullivan County. The first stop on the tour will be at the Phillip and Jane Wise farm (15891 Highway 139 at Harris MO - we will gather at the drive just south of the old Harris state shed) to view his cow/calf operation and management intensive grazing system: fencing, paddock set-up and rotation, and forage development. The tour will then proceed to the Medicine Creek Community Center in Harris for a free meal, sponsored by the Sullivan County Farm Bureau and Sullivan County Soil and Water Conservation District Board. Sullivan County Cattlemens will be cooking and Sullivan County 4-H members will be serving the meal. After dinner, the final stop will be at Glenn and Jane Heisey’s farm (40442 Highway E, Harris MO – one mile west of the Hwy 139/Hwy E Junction, north side of the road on top of the hill) to see their low cost-low maintenance water gaps, tractor tire waterer, rotational grazing systems and prestigious Percheron Draft Horses.
More information about this event

Session topic:

Two producer visits and a free meal. Visits will look at rotational grazing systems, fencing, waterers and forage utilization.

Registration:

Please RSVP to Sullivan County Extension Office at 660-265-4541 for head count on meal.  more...

Registration
deadline:

7/29/2014

Class size:

200

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Gentrie Shafer, shaferg@missouri.edu
Sullivan County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/265-4541

ADA Accessibile AddThis Widget



Add event to your compatible iCalendar such as Microsoft Outlook or Apple iCal.