MU Extension offers free event on drought management

  • Published: Friday, Aug. 3, 2018

MARSHALL, Mo. — University of Missouri Extension specialists headline the 2018 drought management options for beef cattle producers in Saline County at the MU Extension office, 353 S. Lafayette, in Marshall.

The free event is set for 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at the MU Extension office in Marshall.

MU Extension livestock specialist Heather Conrow will talk about nitrate toxicity and culling decisions. Agronomy specialist Dhruba Dhakal will discuss pasture management and alternate forage options.

Participants can bring forage plant samples for nitrate testing. Extension specialists will test the nitrate in corn and other forages.

Register for the event by calling 660-886-6908 or email to by Aug. 14.

Writer: Linda Geist

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