Three Guest Speakers Make March 4 Dairy Grazers Meeting in Mountain Grove a Top Educational Event

MOUNTAIN GROVE – Three guest speakers will highlight the dairy grazers meeting planned for 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 4 at the Wright County Extension office at the Missouri State University Fruit Experiment Station, at 9740 Red Spring Road, Mountain Grove.

Dale Carter, a guest speaker at the Grassworks Grazing Conference held in Wisconsin during January, will repeat his presentation at this meeting. “The Beauty of Diversity” details his philosophy on forage production and land management.

Sarah Kenyon, an agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension, has completed the analysis of her research with novel endophyte fescue varieties and will discuss her findings.

Joe Horner, University of Missouri Extension dairy economist, plans to give a presentation entitled, “Farm Financial Basics.”

“At this meeting we will also be planning for spring and summer pasture walks,” said Ted Probert, a dairy specialist with MU Extension and the host for the meeting.

Anyone planning to attend should contact the Wright County Extension office at 417-741-6134 or email [email protected] to allow appropriate planning for lunch.

The Wright County Extension office is located inside the Missouri State University Fruit Experiment Station at 9740 Red Spring Road, Mountain Grove, Mo. Funding and support for the local office come from the Wright County Commission, MSU, and the City of Mountain Grove. MSU provides Wright County Extension with office and classroom space as part of a joint sponsorship and programming agreement signed in 2015.

University of Missouri Extension programs focus on the high-priority needs of Wright County residents to improve lives, communities, and economies by providing relevant, responsive and reliable educational solutions. Wright County Extension, with oversight by locally elected and appointed citizens, is your local link to practical education on almost anything. More information on this topic is available online at http://extension.missouri.edu/Wright.