Southcentral Cattle and Forage Series


Montana State University Extension agents in Yellowstone, Carbon, Big Horn, and Stillwater Counties have teamed up to present the Southcentral Cattle and Forage Series.

Speakers include Darrin Boss, MSU Northern Ag Research Center Superintendent, Megan Van Emon, MSU Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, Callie Cooley, MSU Extension Agent in Yellowstone County, and Nikki Bailey, MSU Extension Agent in Carbon County.  Boss will discuss his research regarding grazing cover crops, while Van Emon will discuss mineral supplementation strategies for beef cattle, as well as summarize research done on grazing sugarbeets.  Cooley and Bailey’s presentation will focus on how genetic selection has advanced and how it can be used by both seedstock and commercial producers.

Times and locations of the workshop series are as follows:


Columbus – February 4, 11:00 AM, Stillwater County Pavilion, 328 East 5th Ave N

Joliet – February 4, 5:00 PM, Joliet Community Center, 209 E Front Ave

Hardin – February 5, 10:30 AM, Big Horn County Fairgrounds, 118 Sawyer Loop

Huntley – February 5, 3:30 PM, Southern Ag Research Center, 748 Railroad Hwy


Lunch or dinner will be provided at each workshop location.  RSVP is required to your local Extension agent or to Callie Cooley by February 1.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the MSU Extension office in Yellowstone County at 406-256-2828 or


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