MU Extension offers free event on drought management

  • Published: Friday, Aug. 3, 2018

MOBERLY, Mo. –  University of Missouri Extension specialists headline upcoming 2018 drought management options for beef cattle producers in Randolph, Chariton and Saline counties.

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.

  • Randolph County. 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, MU Extension office in Moberly. Call 660-269-9656 to register or email to by Aug. 13.
  • Chariton County. 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, MU Extension office in Keytesville. Call 660-288-3239 to register or email by Aug. 10.
  • Saline County. 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at the MU Extension office in Marshall. Register for the event by calling 660-886-6908 or email to by Aug. 14.

Writer: Linda Geist

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