Grazing issues will be the focus of the July 11 field day at NDSU’s Central Grasslands Research Extension Center near Streeter, North Dakota.
The program is scheduled to run from 9 a.m. to noon, with lunch served at noon.
• Providing mature cows that are grazing corn residue with dried distillers grains with solubles to supplement their diet
• Effects of hay bale type and storage techniques
• Monitoring the mineral intake of grazing livestock
• Effects of advancing season and grazing intensity on forage intake and digestibility
• Effects of stocking rate on parasite load in yearling steers
• Using a grazing stick to measure pasture use
Here are directions to the center:
• From Interstate 94: Drive 10 miles south on North Dakota Highway 30, then five miles west on 48th Street and one-fourth mile south on 48th Avenue
• From Streeter: Travel four miles north on North Dakota Highway 30, then five miles west on 48th Street and one-fourth mile south on 48th Avenue
The event is free of charge.
For more information, contact Bryan Neville, center director, at 701-424-3606 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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