Along with Oregon Forage and Grassland Council, the Animal & Rangeland Sciences Department of Oregon State University is holding Range Field Day. Topics will include pasture management, targeted grazing, soil health, and novel production systems. Take a tour of OSU Dairy Center pastures and learn about ongoing forage trials.
When: Thursday, June 27, 2019; 8:00-4:30; lunch provided
Where: Oldfield Animal Teaching Facility, Oregon State University (3521 SW Campus Way, Corvallis)
For the full schedule and additional details, see the Range Field Day Flyer 2019.
Learn cattle reproductive anatomy and physiology, heat detection, estrus synchronization, semen handling, gestational nutrition, and sire selection in the classroom and practice artificial insemination with reproductive tracts and live animals.
When: March 27-29, 2019
Where: Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center, Burns
Class size is limited; register ASAP to secure a spot. For full details and registration information, click on the flyer link below.
Learn cattle reproductive anatomy and physiology, heat detection, semen handling, artificial insemination technique, and sire selection in the classroom and on live animals.
When: February 26-March 1, 2019
Where: Owyhee County Extension Office, Marsing, Idaho
Cost: $325 for entire school or $125 for “tune-up” session
Languages: English, Spanish
For full details and registration information, click on the flyer link below.
Topics on tap for the Central Oregon Forage Seminar (2019) include: producing low-carb horse hay, effects of storage on hay quality, the 2019 water outlook, forage pest control, measuring reduced lignin quality, and industrial hemp.
When: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 (all day)
Where: 4-H Clover Club Building, Prineville, Oregon
RSVP to OSU Crook County Extension Service (541-447-6228) by January 25.
Full details on this document: Central Oregon Forage Seminar 2019.01.30.
The Oregon Hay & Forage Association and Oregon Forage & Grassland Council are holding a Fall Forage Festival, which will include conversations about hay nutrient values and storage, coping with drought, current research, and resources. Plus the Hay King Contest!
When: November 16 and 17
Where: Corvallis, Oregon
Cost: $30 (includes lunch)
For the rest of the details, click the pdf link below.
Educational seminars (maximizing corn silage quality, effects of drought stress on digestibility, water conservation) and free lunch(!) are at the University of Idaho Kimberly Research and Extension Center. The field day is September 13, 2018, 10:00-2:00.
For additional details and to RSVP (by September 10), click here to open the flyer.
Significant changes to the Margin Protection Program for dairy producers were made in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. The Farm Service Agency has recently announced new implementation rules to accommodate the changes. Mark Stephenson and Andrew Novakovic, from the University of Wisconsin and Cornell University, will conduct a webinar to walk you through these changes and to assess impacts on producers who participate.
The webinar will be hosted by Farm Credit East at 10:00 AM PDT on Monday, April 9. It will be limited to the first 500 registered attendees. You can register for the webinar at https://DairyMarkets.org/register/ The webinar will be recorded and made available as an online stream after it is presented live.
Oregon Junior Holstein Sale
5 Holstein heifers & 1 Brown Swiss heifer selling.
Open to all interested 4H & FFA members.
The Sale Catalog is available on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/oregonjuniorholsteinassociation/), in pdf form here: Junior Holstein Sale Catalog 2018, or can be mailed upon request.
The sale is April 7, 2018, starting at noon, at
4900 Cook RD SE
Turner, OR 97392
Any questions: 503-559-7222 Megan; 503-932-7129 Brian