OSU Extension plans conference for ag producers, land managers

Will CubbageOSU Cooperative Extension

Cattlemen, ranch managers, landowners and all interested individuals are invited to attend a conference on Thursday, Feb. 27, in Pawhuska, to discuss post-drought pasture and rangeland management and weed control options.

The program will be held from 1:30-4 p.m. at the Osage County Fairgrounds Ag Building.

This program is sponsored by OSU Cooperative Extension Service in Osage County and is free for anyone to attend.

The conference will also include educational presentations on timely topics of mineral supplementation for optimum cattle performance, external parasite management and research update, and large animal mortality management with a large animal carcass composting demonstration on site.

Presentations will be given by Brian Pugh, OSU Extension NE Area Agronomist; Earl Ward, OSU Extension NE Area Livestock Specialist, Dr. Josh Payne PhD, OSU Extension Area Animal Waste Management Specialist, and Dr. Justin Talley PhD, OSU Associate Professor & Extension Livestock Entomologist.

There will also be updates on the new Farm Bill items important to Osage County from the local USDA offices.

For any questions regarding this educational program, contact the OSU Extension office in Osage County by calling 918-287-4170 or by email to

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