The first Advanced Kentucky Grazing School will take place July 10 at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture’s C. Oran Little Research Center in Versailles.
The one-day school is for participants who have previously attended one of UK’s grazing programs.
UK College of Agriculture specialists will reinforce and provide a more in-depth look at important concepts related to grazing and livestock management and share findings from recent research, said Lyndsay Jones, UK Master Grazer program coordinator.
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. EDT. Topics include strip grazing and livestock management, summer annual forages, health considerations for grazing ruminants, tall fescue varieties and management, benefits and limitations of herbicides and ultra-high density grazing. The program will also include demonstrations and hands-on activities.
The registration fee is $20. Registration forms are available on the UK Forages website at http://www.uky.edu/Ag/Forage/or at the local office of the UK Cooperative Extension Service.
Pre-registration is required by July 2. Mail registration forms and a check payable to the Kentucky Forage and Grassland Council to Lyndsay Jones, 804 W.P. Garrigus Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky., 40546-0215.
Program sponsors include the Master Grazer Educational Program, UK College of Agriculture, Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund, Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Kentucky Forage and Grassland Council.
For more information, contact Lyndsay Jones at 859-257-7512 or email [email protected].