Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Last 2008 Licking County Pasture Walk

The pasture walk season is coming to a close in Licking County for this year. The last pasture walk is going to be on Thursday, September 11, 2008 from 6:00-8:00 at the farm of Alice and Lewis Main. New, incoming, and established graziers are encouraged to attend.

Alice and Lewis' farm address is:
6694 Castle Road
Johnstown, OH 43031

Directions: From Newark, take 16W, and continue on OH-37N/Worthington Rd. Turn right onto Johnstown-Alexandria Rd NW/OH-37, and go about 1.5 miles. Turn right onto CR-21/Northridge Rd NW, and go 3.0 miles. Turn left onto Concord Rd NW, and go 1.4 miles. Turn right onto Castle Rd NW, and go about 0.2 miles. Follow posted signs.

There will be a pasture walk through a portion of the grazing system, main topics of discussion will be establishing a rotational grazing system, and management of a cow/calf operation.

The main speaker for the evening is Steve Boyles, OSU Extension Beef Specialist. Steve will be doing a presentation on management of winter feeding costs.

There will be light refreshments served.

This event is free, no registration is required. Licking County Pasture Walks are sponsored by USDA-NRCS, Licking County SWCD, and Licking County OSU Extension.

If you have questions contact Gina Casto (740)452-8618 Ext 108,, or John Johnson (740) 670-5329,

Hope to see you there!