Thursday, March 21, 2013

Workshop in Mountain Grove on April 1 to Address Weed Control, Alternative Forages

Contact: Ted Probert, dairy specialist
Tel: (417) 741-6134

Weed control in row crops, pastures and hay fields will be one of topics of discussion at a workshop scheduled to run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 1 at the Missouri State Fruit Experiment Station in Mountain Grove.

A second speaker will focus on options for alternative crops that can be used to extend the growing season and provide emergency feed in challenging production years

Workshop speakers will be Kevin Bradley, a weed specialist with University of Missouri Extension and Sarah Kenyon, an agronomy specialist, with MU Extension.

Lunch will be provided as part of the workshop. Sponsors of the event include University of Missouri Extension, Wright County Farm Bureau, Pasture Pro, Farmers Ag Center, Richards Brothers Feeds, FCS Financial, South Central MFA, Larson Farm & Lawn and Hirsch Feed and Farm Supply and Missouri State University. Thanks to these sponsors there is no charge to attend the class.

Anyone planning to attend should contact the Wright County Extension office at 417-741-6134 or email to allow appropriate planning for lunch.


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