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Extension Forage Specialist
University of Kentucky
Phone: (859) 257-3358
Fax: (859) 323-1952
The 2013 Kentucky Fall Grazing School will take place August 21-22,2013 at the Woodford County Extension Office and the C. Oran Little Research Center in Versailles, KY. This two-day program will include hands-on exercises, such as building temporary paddocks and watering systems, assessing pasture production, and designing your own grazing systems. Classroom sessions with University experts include a variety of topics based on forages, ruminant health, and grazing systems.
There are no previous qualifications to attend the program; the grazing school is open to anyone. Past participants have included new farmers to experienced grazers and all have gained new information and practical skills to implement on their operations. Past participants have indicated that attending this program motivated them to make changes to their grazing systems.
Participants must pre-register for the grazing school as enrollment is limited to the first 45 who register. The $50.00 registration fee includes all materials, grazing manuals, breaks, and lunch both days. To register, please send the registration brochure with a $50 check made out to the Kentucky Forage and Grassland Council, attn: Kelly Kramer, 804 W.P. Garrigus, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546-0215. For additional questions, please contact Kelly at (859)257-7512 or Kelly.Kramer@uky.edu.