Grazing Management School Set for October 27

BY KEITH MARTIN:

Livestock and Forage Agent, Wildcat Extension District

A grazing school which will focus on ways forage managers can better utilize their resources to meet the goals of their operation will be held on Saturday, October 27 at the Edna Community Senior Center in Edna, KS. The meeting will begin with registration at 9:00 a.m. and will feature speakers from the Missouri, Oklahoma and Kansas Extension Systems as well as a pasture tour. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • “Utilizing Your Resources to Meet Your Goals”
  • “Grazing’s Effect on Plant Growth and Development”
  • “Factors that Affect Animal Intake”
  • “Matching Forage Management to Your Herd”
  • “Economics of Different Grazing Systems” 
  • Tour of a pasture grazing system

This meeting is jointly sponsored by K – State Research and Extension’s, Cherokee County, Southwind District and Wildcat District. Cost for the meeting will be $20 per person which is payable at the door. To facilitate planning for the meal which will be provided please call the Wildcat District Altamont office at (620) 784 – 5337 by Oct. 19th. The meeting location is

109 South Labette Street in Edna, Kansas. 

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