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Cattle producers are going to have to get creative with feed options this winter after the drought diminished this year’s hay supply. (Photo by Todd Johnson, OSU Agricultural Communications Services)

Rancher’s Lunchtime Series explores wintering cows with limited forage

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Media Contact: Gail Ellis | Editorial Communications Coordinator | 405-744-9152 |

A new round of Oklahoma State University Extension Rancher’s Thursday Lunchtime Series webinars kick off Nov. 17, focusing on wintering cows with limited forage.

The OSU Extension beef cattle team will join experienced ranchers and scientists to share valuable information on production, management and marketing in the current drought. The following sessions are free and begin at noon.

November 17

  • Feeding corn stalks, milo stalks and soybean hay – Mary Drewnoski, University of Nebraska

December 1

  • Limit feeding forage and concentrate without a mixer in Atoka County – Harold Stephens and Brian Freking, OSU Extension
  • Grazing failed cotton and feeding baled cotton in Comanche County – Marty New and Trevor Vaughn, OSU Extension; Josh and Wes Sullivan

December 8

  • Using concentrate feeds to stretch the hay supply – David Lalman, OSU Extension

December 15

  • Limit feeding techniques that are working in LeFlore County – Brian Freking, OSU Extension; Will Lathrop
  • Limiting access to high-quality forage in Alfalfa County – Dana Zook and Tommy Puffinbarger, OSU Extension; Joe Hadwiger

Registration is required. For more information, contact David Lalman at 405-744-6060 or

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