Forage Systems Research Center Field Day

The Forage Systems Research Center field day will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 11 at the Center near Linneus. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the field day will run until 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public and includes a free lunch. 

Presentations include:

• Winter feeding options to help cow-calf producers through drought induced feed shortages — Eric Bailey, State Beef Extension Specialist
• Evaluation of forage nutritive values of common pasture weeds — Gatlin Bunton, MU Graduate Student
• Stretching winter stockpile resources — Valerie Tate, Linn County Extension Specialist
• Managing timber resources during drought — Dusty Walter, Director of Natural Resources, MU Agricultural Research Centers
• Sunn hemp/tall fescue graduate research project — Josh Tooley, MU Graduate Student
• Economic impact of drought on livestock operations — Joe Horner, Dairy and Beef Extension Specialist
• Missouri drought and how all Missourians can participate in the drought assessment process— Pat Guinan, State Climatologist
• USDA programs to help farmers — Blake Conrad, Linn County FSA

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 8:30am to 2:00pm

Forage Systems Research Center
21262 Genoa Road, Linneus, MO 64653

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