Friday, October 23, 2015

Growing Farm Entrepreneurs Workshops

Practical Knowledge for Farmers to Improve Economics of Farming Operations

Three workshops will be held this fall for the small scale producer.

November 10 - “Comprehensive Forage Management Systems for Livestock Producers” Tips on nutrient management, weeds, plant selection, hay production and economics of forage and livestock.

November 12 - “Growing for Market” Growing tips for vegetable and fruit production as well as season extension techniques. Learn about a web-based tool for identifying alternative agriculture opportunities.

December 10 - “Reducing Costs in Cattle Production” Covering AI vs. natural service in cattle, basic economics and grazing methods.

**All Classes taught by University of Missouri Regional Specialists.

Each session is from 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Iron County Health Department
606 West Russel Street, Ironton
Please RSVP by November 7, 2015

Cost: $10 per session (Original cost $35 but $25 discount is made possible through various funding sources.)  Funding made possible through the Iron County Economic Partnership and University of Missouri Extension.

RSVP by calling the Iron County Extension Center at 573-546-7515.

For questions or additional information, contact Iron Extension Office at 573-546-7515.

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