Impacts of Drought Workshop, Gillette, WY

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The effects of drought on ranch economies, the animals and range are topics of the “Impacts of Drought” workshop Monday, March 19, in Gillette.

The session is 12:30-4 p.m. in the Cottonwood Room at the Campbell County University of Wyoming Extension office, 412 S. Gillette Ave., said Blake Hauptman, extension educator.  

Topics are:

*Economic effects of drought. Drought's impact on stocking ratios and feeding and economic practices.

*Animal response to range. Management and nutritional strategies to reduce forage needs while still maintaining high performance levels.

*Native range response. Drought impacts to range and the basics of grass growth and timing with regard to precipitation.

RSVPs are requested to the Campbell County extension office at 307-682-7281 by Monday, March 12.

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