Barry County Soils and Crops Conference on tap

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

85th annual event talks crops, cows

The 85th annual Barry County Soils and Crops Conference is set to get underway at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Butterfield Community Building, located at 10601 N. Ash St. in Butterfield.

Registration begins at 6 p.m. with dinner at 6:15 p.m.

At 7 p.m., Jill Scheidt, agronomy specialist with the University of Missouri Extension, will discuss fine tuning wheat production management.

Dr. Voyd Brown, DVM, Barry County Veterinary Service in Cassville, will follow at 7:40 p.m. with a presentation on what bull soundness clinics have taught producers in recent years.

Finally, Tim Schnakenberg, agronomy specialist with MU Extension, will discuss the pros and cons of Round-Up ready alfalfa.

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