Drought Survival Meetings

August 17, 2018 two locations: 9:00 am to Noon at the University of Missouri Southwest Research Center, 14548 Hwy H, Mt. Vernon MO and again at 2:00 pm to 5:00 at the Springfield Livestock Marketing Center, 6821 W Independence Dr. Springfield MO

Program highlights: Supplementing Low Quality Hay by Dr. Eric Bailey, State Beef Nutrition Specialist, Columbia

Herd Culling Tips and Alternative Feeds by Eldon Cole, Regional Livestock Specialist, Mt. Vernon

Assessing the Price of Stored Forages by Jim Spencer, Ag Business Specialist, Ozark

Precautions with Nitrates and Prussic Acid by Jill Scheidt, Regional Agronomy Specialist, Lamar

Fall Forage Alternatives by Tim Schnakenberg, Regional Agronomy Specialist, Galena

Producers are welcome to bring lower stems of fertilized sudangrass, millet, bermudagrass and Johnsongrass for a quick analysis of nitrates.

These meetings are sponsored by Lawrence and Greene County University of Missouri Extensions Councils. For more information call 417-357-6812.



Master Gardeners of the Ozarks


Master Gardeners of the Ozarks State Conference

Master Gardeners of the Ozarks will host the 2018 Missouri Master Gardener State Conference on September 28, 29, & 30, 2018.  This conference will be held at the Chateau on the Lake Resort, Spa & Conference Center, Branson Missouri. More information will be posted when available. Please check the Master Gardeners of the Ozarks website       www.mgozarks.com    for more information.