David Burton
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Springfield, MO 65807
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March 2, 2017

"Beef and Forage Seminar" in West Plains March 7

WEST PLAINS, Mo. — University of Missouri Extension is hosting a "Beef and Forage Seminar" starting at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7 at the Howell County Extension Center, 1376 Bill Virdon Blvd, West Plains.

Topics covered at the seminar include tips and strategies to make local beef and forage producers more successful.

Guest speakers for the evening will be Dr.'s Kevin Bradley, MU State Weed Specialist and Michael Flythe, USDA-ARS Rumen Microbiologist, Lexington, KY.

Bradley will speak on weed management considerations for pastures and hayfields. Bradley will emphasize research that was conducted in Howell County in 2016.

Flythe will present on the role of red clover isoflavones in livestock production; red clover isoflavones may improve protein utilization and help neutralize tall fescue toxicosis.

Pre-registration is required with a fee of $15 per person before March 2 and $20 March 2 and after. Registration includes meal and reference materials.

To pre-register or for more information, please contact the Howell County Extension Center at 417-256-2391.

Source: Sarah Kenyon, (417) 256-2391

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