Friday, September 14, 2012

Drought Forage and Pasture Field Day in McDonald County Sept. 19

University of Missouri Extension and the Natural Resource Conservation Service, in cooperation with David Collingsworth, will conduct a forage and pasture field day at the Collingsworth farm from 10 a.m. to noon on Sept. 19.

Topics to be covered will be drought and pasture related according to John Hobbs, an agriculture and rural development specialist with University of Missouri Extension.

“Specific areas to be covered during the event will be forages for emergency fall plantings, hay testing, pasture fertility, weed control, and fencing methods,” said Hobbs.

The David Collingsworth farm is located East of SWC off Hwy 90. From Hwy 90 going West of Noel turn North on Duncan Lane (at Cowskin Prairie Auction) go 3/4 mile to Miller Rd then turn left (West) go one-half mile.
For more information on the event call the McDonald County Extension Center at (417) 223-4775.


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