Wednesday, November 7, 2007

OFGC Bus Trip to Heart of America Grazing Conference

Join Ohio Forage and Grasslands Council for a bus trip to the Heart of America and Mid-Missouri Grazing Conference in Columbia, Missouri on January 7 and 8, 2008. Featured speakers are Greg Judy, Missouri grazier and author talking about “Opportunities in Grazing”; Kit Pharo, discussing “ From Production to Profit in Ranching”. Breakout sessions include Charles Fletcher, dairyman, Greg Judy, multi-species and Allen and Tauna Powell, beef farmers as well as topics about Grazing Economics, Legumes and Alternative Nitrogen Fertilizers, Fence and Water Demonstrations and Managing Mud in a Grazing System.

We will be traveling by Pioneer Trail Bus leaving Holmes County, Ohio at 5:00 a.m. on Monday January 7 and returning the evening of January 8, 2008 after the last session. The price includes bus transportation, registration for conference and hotel registration. If you are a member of Ohio Forage & Grasslands Council, the cost is $200 with double occupancy in hotel room. Single occupancy is $240 for OFGC members. Non-member costs are $230 for double occupancy and $275 for single occupancy.

There will be two pick up points (Pioneer Trail Bus Company north of Millersburg and at London, Ohio at the Farm Science Review site).

Deadline for this trip is December 7, 2007. For more information, call Gary Wilson at 419.422.3851. Send your registrations to OFGC, P.O. Box 488, Coshocton, OH 43812 as soon as possible. There is limited space.