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Forage field day Oct. 28

By submitted, 10/12/22 2:09 PM

HOPE – Cattle producers, join us on October 28th from 9 a.m. to 3:00 P.M. for a Beef Cattle and Forages Field Day featuring an overview of research and programs at the Southwest Research and Extension Center by Daniel Rivera, Center Director.  You will also hear a cattle market update and how the drought is affecting prices by U of A Livestock Economist, James Mitchell. Additionally, Shane Gadberry, Cattle Nutritionist and Director of the U of A Livestock and Forestry Research Station, will be delivering information to help you better manage your herd’s nutritional needs as drought and fertilizer cost has impacted hay quality.  A tour of facilities and pastures will also be offered. You will see management strategies in practice to reduce hay waste and how to utilize annual forage plantings to extend grazing.     

No cost to attend.  Lunch provided by Farm Credit Services of Western Arkansas. Registration is required and can be done online at  https://bit.ly/SWREC_Cattle_Field_Day_2022   by scanning the QR code below, by calling (870) 777-9702, by emailing spote@uada.edu before October 26th.