Beef and Forage Seminar Feb 13

“Beef and Forage Seminar” in Mountain Grove will be February 13th.   Dr. Rick Funston, University of Nebraska Beef Reproductive Specialist will be the evening’s guest speaker.  Dr. Funston is recognized nationwide for the work he has done in beef cattle reproduction and efficiency.  He has authored numerous articles in beef publications and makes educational presentations to cattle producers nationwide.  Please notice that the seminar will include a meal, and for the purpose of adequate planning we are requesting that attendees pre-register by February 6th.  If you have questions about the seminar please contact the Wright County Extension Center at 417-547-7545 or email me at Registration flyer PDF

2017 Annual Report

Wright County MU Extension Council has releases its 2017 Annual Report and is available online.

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Employee Training Programs

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Don’t guess; soil tests save time, money

Soil testing is the best guide to the wise and efficient use of fertilizer and soil amendments. Whether you grow acres of row crops or have a vegetable patch in the backyard, a soil test will provide you with an analysis of nutrients and a set of recommendations for any improvements. Soil testing can be done through the extension office. Soil tests cost $15 per sample. Make sure your soil is dry when you bring it in. A soil probe and an auger can be checked out from the extension office. Soil testing publications

Unique Partnership in Wright County

The Wright County Extension office is located inside the Missouri State University Fruit Experiment Station at 9740 Red Spring Road, Mountain Grove, Mo. Funding and support for the local office comes from the Wright County Commission, MSU, and City of Mountain Grove. MSU provides Wright County Extension with office and classroom space as part of a joint sponsorship and programming agreement signed in 2015.

University of Missouri Extension programs focus on the high-priority needs of Wright County residents to improve lives, communities, and economies by providing relevant, responsive and reliable educational solutions. Wright County Extension, with oversight by locally elected and appointed citizens, is your local link to practical education on almost anything.