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Extension Cattle Seminars Planned in Southcentral Missouri
Missouri Ag Connection - 01/09/2018

Two well-known and respected University of Missouri Extension cattle experts will be traveling to southcentral Missouri and conduct three separate programs in Gainesville, West Plains and Mountain Grove on Jan. 22-23.

Dr. Eric Bailey, state beef cattle nutritionist with MU Extension, will present information on stretching dwindling hay supplies.

Dr. Craig Payne, MU Extension veterinarian, will address issues associated with anaplasmosis problems in beef herds a year after the institution of the veterinary feed directive controlling antibiotic use in animal feeds.

There is a $10 fee for each program, and advanced registration is necessary.

Programs are planned for the following dates and locations:

- Gainesville: 3 p.m. on Jan. 22 at the Ozark County Extension Office, 526 3rd St, Gainesville. Register by calling 417-679-3525 or email

- West Plaines: 6 p.m., Jan. 22 at Howell County Extension Center, 1376 Bill Virdon Blvd, West Plains. Register by calling 417-256-2391 or email

- Mountain Grove: 3 p.m., Jan. 23 at the Missouri State University Fruit Experiment Station, 9740 Red Spring Rd, Mountain Grove. Register by calling 417-547-7540 or email

For more information, contact any of the MU Extension livestock specialists in southwest Missouri: Eldon Cole in Lawrence County, (417) 466-3102; Andy McCorkill in Dallas County at (417) 345-7551; Dr. Randy Wiedmeier, in Ozark County at (417) 679-3525; or Dr. Patrick Davis in Cedar County at (417) 276-3313.

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