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Pasture Management for Improved Profit - Macomb

The high price of purchased feeds coupled with the low price of livestock continues to be an ongoing problem for producers. With this in mind, University of Illinois Extension has put together a program with a variety of topics that will help producers increase their grazing opportunities while reducing their total cost of production.

Agenda:

9:00 A.M. Registration & Time to Visit with Exhibitors

9:30 A.M. Why Renovate Your Bluegrass Pasture?

Jim Morrison, Extension Educator, Crop Systems, University of Illinois Extension

10:00 A.M. Update on Novel Endophyte Tall Fescue – Dr. Chuck West, Professor, Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

10:45 A.M. Break

11:00 A.M. NRCS/FSA Program Update & Producer Assistance Opportunities

Greg Jackson, District Conservationist McDonough County NRCS - Macomb

11:30 A.M. What Does It Take to Control Livestock? – Fencing Update

Dean Oswald, Extension Educator, Animal Systems, University of Illinois Extension

12:00 P.M. Lunch & Visit with Exhibitors

1:00 P.M. Options for Extending the Grazing Season

Dean Oswald and Jim Morrison, University of Illinois Extension

2:00 P.M. Understanding the Grazing Animal

Dean Oswald, Extension Educator, Animal Systems, University of Illinois Extension

2:30 P.M. Producer Panel & General Discussion

Trevor Toland – Macomb; Ken Nimrick - Stronghurst


DOWNLOAD PAPER - Macomb march25Grazing Flyer.doc






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