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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Management Intensive Grazing School

When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to Thursday, May 30, 2013, 3 p.m.

Where:  
UCM Prussing Farm
Warrensburg, MO MO

Description:

The Johnson County Soil and Water Conservation District and partnering agencies, MU Extension, University of Central Missouri and Johnson County Farm Bureau are working together to put on a Regional Grazing School for livestock owners and managers in Johnson County and the surrounding areas. The school will be held starting at 8:30 a. m. on May 29th and last through 3:00 p. m. on May 30th in Warrensburg, Missouri at the shooting range building located on the University of Central Missouri Prussing Farm. The school will cover a variety of topics related to livestock and grassland management, including the following: Art and Science of Grazing Management, Soil Fertility and Forage Availability, Layout and Design of Grazing Systems, Grazier’s math, Livestock Nutrition and Forage Quality, Economics of Grazing Management and Evaluation of Farm Resources. School activities will include presentations on these topics as well as farm visits to view existing managed grazing systems and to conduct field exercises. Lunch will be provided to participants both days.

Registration:

For directions and more information about the school please contact James Watterson, Natural Resource Conservation Service at 660-747-8400, extension 3 (e-mail: james.watterson@mo.usda.gov) or Patrick Davis, MU Extension at 660-747-3193 (e-mail: davismp@missouri.edu).

Registration
deadline:

5/24/2013

Cost:

$65.00
Or $85 per couple to cover the cost of material provided to the participants and part of the meals.

Facilitator:

Patrick Davis, DavisMP@missouri.edu
Cedar County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/276-3313