The 2010 edition of the Early Spring Roundup program, presented by the Carter, Love and Marshall County OSU Extension Offices and hosted by Red River Livestock Auction, begins Monday evening and continues for the following two Monday evenings. Make plans to join us and bring your neighbor.


The 2010 edition of the Early Spring Roundup program, presented by the Carter, Love and Marshall County OSU Extension Offices and hosted by Red River Livestock Auction, begins Monday evening and continues for the following two Monday evenings. Make plans to join us and bring your neighbor.


As always, nightly door prizes will be drawn and all persons attending all three sessions will be eligible for the grand prize drawing, a Lincoln 225 GXT welder/generator.


The agenda is as follows:


Monday, Jan. 25 6:30 pm – Meal, Martindale Feed Mill


7 pm – OQBN Sale Recap; Doug McKinney, OSU Ex­tension Asst. Beef Cattle Specialist & J.J. Jones, OSU Extension Area Ag. Economist


8 pm – Question & Answer with Producer Panel


Monday, Feb. 1 6:30 pm – Meal, Early Spring Roundup


7 pm – Using Fertilizer to Affect Forage Quality and Quantity; Chris Rice, OSU Extension Area Agronomist


7:30 pm – Trichomoniasis: An Emerging Health Is­sue; Dr. Dave Sparks, OSU Extension Veterinarian


8 pm – Trichomoniasis Testing & Regulations; Dr. Rick Woodbridge, Oklahoma Department of Agricul­ture


Monday, Feb. 8 6:30 pm – Meal, Stillwater Milling Company


7 pm – Gearing up for Brush Control; Chris Rice, OSU Extension Area Agronomist


7:30 pm – Supplementing Beef Cows: Keeping it Sim­ple; Leland McDaniel, Carter County Extension Educa­tor


8 pm – FSA Update; Tamara Thomason, Carter/Love/ Marshall Farm Service Agency Registrations will be taken at the door. Note that meals will be served each evening, so bring your appe­tite and we look forward to seeing you there. Sponsors for the grand prize are:

McKay Ag Services American National Bank First United Bank of Madill First Bank & Trust Company Southern Plains Beef Symposium
Chisolm Trail Farm Credit Services Carter County Cattleman’s Assoc. Red River Valley Rural Electric Assoc. Farm Credit Services of East Central Oklahoma Love/Marshall County Cattleman’s Assoc. Love County Farm Bureau First National Bank & Trust of Ardmore If you need additional information, call the Carter (223-6570), Love (276-3385), or Marshall (795-3563) County OSU Extension office.


Food for Thought: “Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know.” — Daniel J. Boorstin