The Adams, Brown and Highland County Soil and Water Conservation Districts, Ohio Forage and Grassland Council and NRCS will be hosting a Pasture Management Workshop/ Grazing School/ Pasture for Profit Program at the Southern State Community College. The College is located on at 12681 US Highway 62, Sardinia, OH 45171. The Grazing School will be Tuesday April 23, and Thursday April 25, 2013 6 to 9 p.m. concluding Saturday April 27, 2013 starting at 9 a.m. and ending at noon. Saturday will be an outside pasture walk.
The sessions will cover setting your goals and objectives, evaluating your resources, understanding plant growth, grazing economics, forage species selection, developing contingency plans for drought, mud and deep snow, soil pasture fertility, and fencing and livestock watering systems.
Producers need to register by April 21, 2013, by contacting the Brown SWCD office at 937-378-4424, or at their office; 706 South Main St. Georgetown, OH 45121.