11 March 2019 |

March 12 workshop tells producers how to extend winter feed

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Story source: Zac Erwin, 660-665-9866

LINNEUS, Mo. – Cattle producers can learn how to extend their winter feed and jump-start spring pasture at a March 12 workshop at the University of Missouri Forage Systems Research Center in Linn County.

MU Extension specialists Zac Erwin and Valerie Tate will tell how to extend dwindling winter feed supplies. Erwin, a field specialist in livestock, says drought caused extreme shortages of forage. He tells producers about feeding options to delay turning out cattle onto pastures to avoid damage to spring grass. Tate gives producers management options to help damaged pastures recover.

The event begins 6 p.m. at 21262 Genoa Road, Linneus.

Contact Tate at 660-895-5123 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register for the free dinner.

MU Extension and the NRCS + MU Grasslands Project sponsor the event.

Media contact:
Linda Geist
Writer
University of Missouri Extension
Phone: 573-882-9185
E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Story source: Zac Erwin, 660-665-9866

LINNEUS, Mo. – Cattle producers can learn how to extend their winter feed and jump-start spring pasture at a March 12 workshop at the University of Missouri Forage Systems Research Center in Linn County.

MU Extension specialists Zac Erwin and Valerie Tate will tell how to extend dwindling winter feed supplies. Erwin, a field specialist in livestock, says drought caused extreme shortages of forage. He tells producers about feeding options to delay turning out cattle onto pastures to avoid damage to spring grass. Tate gives producers management options to help damaged pastures recover.

The event begins 6 p.m. at 21262 Genoa Road, Linneus.

Contact Tate at 660-895-5123 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register for the free dinner.

MU Extension and the NRCS + MU Grasslands Project sponsor the event.

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