ReproGene Workshop - March 4, 2019 (rescheduled from February 7)

There is remarkable technology available to beef cattle producers in the areas of reproduction and genetics.  Learn how you can use these tools on your cattle operation to increase profits at the 2019 MU Extension ReproGene Workshop “Taking the Next Steps in Beef Cattle Reproduction and Genetics.”  This workshop will take place on March 4th at 4:00 p. m. at the Vernon County Fairgrounds, 1488 E Ashland, Nevada, Mo.

Dinner for the event will be catered by Count on Us Catering of Nevada, Mo.  Cost of the event is $25 per person if you register before February 26th or $35 per person at the door.  Send registrations to the Cedar County MU Extension Center at 113 South Street, Stockton, Mo. 65785.  For more information on the event contact the Cedar County MU Extension Center at 417-276-3313 or by email at   -    Flyer (PDF)

Beef Quality Assurance Training

There will two opportunities for Beef Quality Assurance training coming up in March. Dr. Craig Payne, University of Missouri Extension veterinarian, will conduct both of the training sessions. The first one will be hosted by the Barton County Missouri Cattlemen’s Association on the evening of March 7th at 7:00 p. m. at the Memorial Hall Basement which is on the SE corner of the Lamar, Mo. Square (1100 Broadway Street, Lamar, Mo. 64759).   Meal will be provided during this meeting.  Meeting is free to the public.  Registration deadline to attend is March 4th.  To register or for more information please contact Darrell Kentner at 417-825-3022.

The second training will be held on the evening of March 8th at 6:00 p. m. at the United Producers Inc. Sale Barn, which is north of Humansville, Mo.  Specific directions are approximately 4 mile south of Collins, Mo. or approximately 2.5 to 3 miles north of the Highway N (Humansville, Mo.) on MO Highway 13 on the east side of the road. Cedar County Missouri Cattlemen’s Association will provide snacks and drinks for this training.  Meeting is free to the public.  For more information, contact Billy Bruce with United Producer Inc. Humansville Sale Barn at 417-399-4800.

Winter Programming

ReproGene Workshop - March 4 Flyer (PDF)
Missouri Fence Law (via Zoom) - February 21 Flyer (PDF)
Regional Hay School - Lamar - February 21 Flyer (PDF)
Beef Quality Assurance Training - March 7 or March 8.  More information is posted above.
Private Pesticide Applicator Training - Multiple dates and locations  Flyer (PDF)
Pesticide Collection Event - Mt. Vernon - May 18  Flyer (PDF)


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