Frontier Extension District schedules agriculture virtual meeting series

The Frontier Extension District has announced the dates for an agriculture virtual meeting series that will begin at 7 p.m. Feb. 10, 2021. The series will consist of weekly Zoom presentations provided by experts in the agriculture field. Zoom sessions will begin at 7 p.m. and will last approximately 45 minutes to one hour.

Six virtual meetings are scheduled:

  • Feb. 10 – Herbicide update for corn and soybeans. Speaker will be agronomy extension specialist Sarah Lancaster.
  • Feb. 16 – Cool season grass management and wildlife food plots. Speaker will be agronomist Stewart Duncan and wildlife and outdoor management assistant professor Drew Ricketts.
  • Feb. 24 – Heifer selection and management. Speaker will be animal sciences Extension specialist Jaymelynn Farney.
  • March 3 – Crop fertility issue and social implications on herbicide choice. Speaker will be agronomy professor Dorivar Suarez, ag economics assistant professor Terry Griffin, and agronomy Extension specialist Sarah Lancaster.
  • March 10 – Beef quality assurance practices. Speaker will be animal science Extension specialist AJ Tarpoff.
  • March 17 – Anaplasmosis in beef cattle and fly control strategies. Speaker will be animal science Extension specialist AJ Tarpoff and entomology assistant professor Cassandra Olds.

Anyone interested in registering for any of the Zoom sessions is asked to call the Frontier Extension District Ottawa office at 785-229-3520 or email [email protected].

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