“Managing Your Livestock Operation During Times of Prosperity” begins at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 7, at the Mountain Grove VFW Hall. The one-day seminar is being hosted by University of Missouri Extension and the Wright and Texas County Soil and Water Conservation Districts.

“The program will follow a format similar to advanced grazing schools held in recent years. However, attendance will not be limited to past grazing school attendees,” said Ted Probert, dairy specialist with University of Missouri Extension.

Discussion topics at the seminar should be of interest to all cattle producers and will include four different speakers and topics.

“Using Your Checkbook Wisely to Plan for the Future of Your Cattle Business,” by Wesley Tucker, ag business specialist with MU Extension in Bolivar.

“Making Investments in the Cow Herd Today to Capture Value in the Future,” by Justin Sexten, state beef specialist with MU Extension in Columbia.

“Opportunities and Challenges with Custom Grazing,” by Jason Salchow DVM and custom grazer, from Billings.

“Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship Program,” led by Duane Kaiser, Missouri Education Coordinator for the Apprenticeship Program.

Lunch will be provided to participants. The registration fee for the seminar is $20. Pre-registration can be made by contacting the Wright County Extension Center at (417) 741-6134 or the Texas County Extension Center at (417) 967-4545.