Friday, February 07, 2014

Soil Chemistry and Soil Health Topic of Feb. 7 Extension Program in Hartville

Contact: Ted Probert, dairy specialist
Headquartered in Wright County
Tel: (417) 741-6134 


CORRECTION: This event was held on Feb. 7, not set for Feb. 17 as reported in an early deadline.

HARTVILLE, Mo. – Our guest for the day will be Will McClain, an agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension in Steeleville, Mo., will be guest speaker at the next regular meeting of the South-Central Dairy Grazers.

 McClain will lead a discussion on basic soil chemistry, soil health and soil amendments.

The program begins at 11 a.m., Friday, Feb. 7 at the Laclede Electric Cooperative Building in Hartville, Mo.

Ted Probert, a dairy specialist with MU Extension and the host for the meeting, says the topic is of importance to all dairy producers.

“At this meeting we will also be planning for activities during the upcoming grazing season,” said Ted Probert, a dairy specialist with MU Extension and the host for the meeting. “With good weather we should be able to get back out on the farm in March so we will be looking for ideas and volunteers.”

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

University of Missouri Extension programs focus on the high-priority needs of Missourians. Each county extension center, with oversight by locally elected and appointed citizens, is your local link to practical education on almost anything. More information on this topic is available online at


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