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USDA-ARS Range Research Field Day

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 08:55:40 CDT

USDA-ARS Range Research Field Day
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Southern Plains Experimental Range
Ft. Supply, Oklahoma

RSVP - We kindly ask you to RSVP by September 18th so we can be sure and have enough food. RSVP to Emalee.Friend@usda.gov or call 580-256-7449 x 103

Lunch will be provided by Farm Credit and Northwest Oklahoma Cattlemen's Foundation.

16.4 miles south of Buffalo, OK on US Highway 183 or
3.1 miles north of Fort supply, OK on US Highway 183

There is a sign on the east side of the road that reads "Southern Plains Experimental Range"

9:00-9:30 Registration
9:30-12:15 Morning topics and speakers: (Will be presented in shop area)
- Subseasonal, Seasonal, and Interannual Variability of Weather and Climate Extremes in the Great Plains, Jeff Basara, University of Oklahoma
- Introduction to the USDA-ARS Beef Grand Challenge, Larry Kuehn, USDA-ARS, Clay Center
- Using wheat pasture in a cow/calf enterprise, Dave Lalman, Oklahoma State University

12:15-1:30 Lunch
1:30-3:30 Afternoon topics and speakers: (Will be loading on trailers to see projects)

- Soil and vegetation change from 75 plus years of no grazing or fire, Corey Moffet, USDA-ARS, Woodward
- Distiller's grain-based supplements for cattle on grass, Paul Beck, Oklahoma State University
- Beef Grand Challenge: the Oklahoma perspective, Jim Neel, USDA-ARS, El Reno
- New technologies for measuring efficiency of beef cattle, Stacey Gunter, USDA-ARS, Woo

Hosted by the USDA, Agriculture Research Service, Southern Plains Range Research Service and the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service


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