The Howell County office of the University of Missouri Extension, 1376 Bill Virdon Blvd. in West Plains, will host this year’s grazing school from Oct. 4 through 6.
Sessions will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 pm. Oct 4 and 5 and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 6, with donuts, snacks, drinks and lunch provided.
Topics to be covered include The ‘Art and Science’ of Grazing; Soils Soil Management and Fertility; Plant Growth, Forage Quality and Persistence; Fencing and Water Systems; Matching Livestock and Forage Resources; Meeting Nutritional Needs of Livestock from Pasture; Layout and Design of Grazing Systems; Economics of Management-intensive Grazing; and outdoor field exercises and tour of producers’ farms.
Attendees are reminded to dress appropriately for the weather.
The cost is $170 per person. If a second person from the same farm is attending the cost for that person is $75.
Register by Sept. 12 by calling the extension office, 417-256-2391.
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