Speakers

We have an outstanding lineup of topics and presentations this year, including our keynote  – Peter Ballerstedt, forage ambassador for Barenbrug USA, presenting:

Additionally, 12 great breakout sessions you can view at your pleasure over one month!

February 23 Sessions:

Session 1: Uncertainty & Opportunity in Beef Cattle Markets

Dr. Derrell Peel, Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist, Oklahoma State University

 

Session 2: Missouri Climate Trends

Pat Guinan, State Climatologist, University of Missouri Extension

 

Session 3: Panel – Year Round Pasture Management

Steve Freeman, Beef Producer, Hartville, MO
Mike Meier, Dairy/Beef Producer, Monett, MO

Session 4: Matching Cow Size to Forage Resource

David Lalman, Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, Oklahoma State University

 

Session 5: Pasture Management for Small Ruminants

Dr. Homero Salinas-Gonzalez, Small Ruminant State Extension & Research Specialist, Lincoln University

Session 6: The Clover Dilemma: Do I have enough to meet yield goals without Nitrogen Fertilizer?

Dr. Jimmy Henning, Extension Professor & Forage Specialist, Dpmt Plant & Soil Sci., University of Kentucky

February 24 Sessions:

Session 1: Forage

Peter Ballerstedt, Forage Ambassador, Barenbrug USA

 

Session 2: Bale Grazing: Increasing Pasture Fertility While Lowering Costs

Greg Halich, Agriculture Economist, University of Kentucky

Session 3: Strip grazing Milo – Alternative Winter feeding Strategy

Rusty Lee, Field Specialist in Agronomy, MU Extension

Session 4: Managing Your Grazing System in Winter Months (Rotation, Supplement, Mud and Protection)

Mark Green, Lead Resource Conservationist, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

Session 5: Managing Annual Forages for Livestock Production

Bill Beck, State Beef Extension Specialist, Oklahoma State University

 

Session 6: Warm Season Grasses – Testing vs. Performance

Michael Hickinbotham, Owner/Operator, Custom Labs, Monett, MO

Session 7: Developing Forage Pest Issues

Tim Schnakenberg, SWMO Field Specialist in Agronomy, University of Missouri – Extension

 

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