Southeast Kansas Grazing Management School Set for October 14

Submitted by Christopher Petty, Southwind Extension Agent

A grazing school, focusing on ways Southeast Kansas farmers and ranchers utilize their resources to be productive, will be held on Saturday, October 14, at the Cherokee County Extension 4-H Building in Columbus, Kan. The meeting will begin at 9:30 with registration at 9 a.m. The program will feature experts from the Missouri, Oklahoma and Kansas Extension Systems as well as pasture tours and a demonstration of a fall fescue stockpile plot.

Topics will include:

 “Utilizing Your Resources to Meet Your Goals”

 “Grazing’s Effect on Plant Growth and Development”

 “Animal Nutrient Needs”

 “Matching Forage Resources to Your Herd”

 “Economics of Different Grazing Systems”

 Tours of two different pasture systems

 Fall Fescue Fertilization Demonstration

This program is jointly sponsored by K-State Research and Extension, Southwind Extension District, Cherokee County Extension, and Wildcat District. Cost for the meeting is only $10 per person, which is payable at the door. To facilitate planning and meal count, please call the Cherokee County Extension office at (620) 429-3849 by October 6. The meeting begins at 114 W. Country Road in Columbus, Kan.

Kansas State University is committed to making its services, activities and programs accessible to all participants. If you have special requirements due to a physical, vision or hearing disability, contact Dale Helwig, Cherokee County Extension (620) 429 3849 or email [email protected].

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