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David Burton
Civic Communications Specialist
2400 S. Scenic Ave.
Springfield, MO 65807

April 27, 2018

Howell County Weed Workshop for Pasture and Forage Producers May 10

WEST PLAINS, Mo. - A "Spring Weed Workshop," designed for pasture and hay growers, will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Thursday, May 10 at the Howell County Extension Center, 1376 Bill Virdon Blvd., West Plains.

Cost of the program is $5 per person. Contact the Howell County University of Missouri Extension Center at 417-256-2391 for more information. Pre-paid registration is requested and can be done by calling the office or emailing

"Weed and brush control is an important aspect of forage and pasture management," said Sarah Kenyon, agronomy specialist, University of Missouri Extension.

Producers who attend this workshop will receive tips on proper timing and methods of controlling common weed and brush species during the upcoming growing season. Kenyon will lead the discussion on weed identification and control.

Workshop sponsors include the Missouri State University Darr College of Agriculture and Wright County University of Missouri Extension.

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. Learn more online at

Source: Sarah Kenyon, (417) 256-2391

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