Rancher’s Lunchtime Series explores wintering cows with limited forage

By Gail Ellis

A new round of Oklahoma State University Extension Rancher’s Thursday Lunchtime Series webinars kick off Nov. 17, focusing on wintering cows with limited forage.

The OSU Extension beef cattle team will join experienced ranchers and scientists to share valuable information on production, management and marketing in the current drought. The following sessions are free and begin at noon.

November 17

  • Feeding corn stalks, milo stalks and soybean hay – Mary Drewnoski, University of Nebraska

December 1

  • Limit feeding forage and concentrate without a mixer in Atoka County – Harold Stephens and Brian Freking, OSU Extension
  • Grazing failed cotton and feeding baled cotton in Comanche County – Marty New and Trevor Vaughn, OSU Extension; Josh and Wes Sullivan

December 8

  • Using concentrate feeds to stretch the hay supply – David Lalman, OSU Extension

December 15

  • Limit feeding techniques that are working in LeFlore County – Brian Freking, OSU Extension; Will Lathrop
  • Limiting access to high-quality forage in Alfalfa County – Dana Zook and Tommy Puffinbarger, OSU Extension; Joe Hadwiger

Registration is required. For more information, contact David Lalman at 405-744-6060 or david.lalman@okstate.edu.OSU Extension uses research-based information to help all Oklahomans solve local issues and concerns, promote leadership and manage resources wisely throughout the state’s 77 counties. Most information is available at little to no cost.

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