Livestock & Forage

Cows in pasture

Livestock, Forage and Pasture Management Extension Education for Yamhill, Polk, Marion, Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas Counties

2017 Mid-Willamette Livestock Newsletter


Livestock Grazing, Nutrition & Management - Recorded webinar part 1

Managing Pastures for Longevity (with Grazing?) - Recorded webinar part 2

Porcine Reproductive & Respiratory Syndrome - video



-see Animal Science link below

ALERT: Grasshopper Infestation

-see Pastures link below

ALERT: True Armyworm Infestation

-see Pastures link below

ALERT: Rust in Orchardgrass Hay Fields

-see the HAY link below

ALERT: Tansy Ragwort  Info

ALERT: PEDv in Oregon  - Informational Session

Information on the following subjects is available to livestock and forage producers:

NEW PUBLICATION:  Selenium Supplementation Strategies for Livestock in Oregon (EM9094) (pdf)

The Oregon State University Extension Livestock and Forage Information Newsletter,  "Mid-Willamette Livestock Letter", is posted on this page when a new edition is published.  If you would like to receive new editions of the newsletter by email, please contact Pam Scharf by calling 503-623-8395 or EMAIL your request to be added to the newsletter mailing list.

Contact Information:

Gene Pirelli - Regional Extension Livestock and Forage Specialist
Office: 503-623-8395 (Polk County Extension Office)
Cell: 503-931-5163 (Monday through Friday)

Polk County Extension Office Hours:
Monday through Friday, 8am-Noon and 1-5pm (closed noon-1pm)