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Beginning Farmers "Building It from the Ground Up Program" (Bolivar, MO) (Session 3 of 8)

When:

Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:

Polk County Fair Grounds 4 H Building
4560 S 100th Rd, Bolivar MO map...

Description:

This program is designed to address the needs of land owners looking to improve their property as well as their outputs and profitability over the long run of the operation. Realizing finances may be limited and/or restricted we will be working with those individuals trying to make sound economic decisions about their operations. Targeting both new and old land owners/operators looking to run up to 30-75 breeding cows, 100 stockers, 50-75 breeding goats and/or sheep, or a small registered livestock operation, on farms ranging from 20-160+ acres, operated as a part time and/or hobby farm as well as the full time farmer. This may not be their sole source of income, but a part-time occupation, recreational/retirement farm. It is not only about making a living on the farm, but about living on the farm, raising children on the farm, and having the rural way of life. The farm just needs to pay for itself and if it makes a little money along the way….. Great! Each program will consist of two or three segments, running approximately 45-90 minutes, with a break in between allowing for questions and refreshments. You may attend only the evenings you want or sign up to attend the entire program. The choice is yours.

Session topic:

Session #3 Cow/ calf operation: Selection, feeding, breeding, balancing your hay value with supplementation, health concerns and issues, vaccinations, worming, calving, etc.

Registration:

Hickory County MU Extension Office, 203 Cedar St., Hermitage MO, 65757 For additional information contact: Terry Halleran @ Hickory County MU Extension Office at 417-745-6767 Classes will run from 6:00 - 9:00 pm. Individuals wanting to attend any of the programs may do so for $10.00 per person or a couple fee of $15.00 a night. If you sign up for all nights @ $75.00 per individual or a couple fee of $100.00 you will receive a three ring binder to place all handout materials made available during the sessions.

Registration
deadline:

1/10/2018

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$10.00
$10.00 per person or a couple fee of $15.00 a night If you sign up for all nights @ $75.00 per individual or a couple fee of $100.00 you will receive a three ring binder to place all handout materials made available during the sessions.

Facilitator:

William Halleran, halleranw@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Hickory County
phone: 417-745-6767

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