The first grazing school of 2011 is scheduled for the Tuesday evenings of January 11, 18 and 25. The three session course will be held 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Auditorium, 2280 State Route 540, Bellefontaine, Ohio. A Grazing School is designed for the producer or farm manager. It provides valuable information in a fun atmosphere that can be used to ensure that the grazing operation on your farm is environmentally responsible as well as economically viable. If you are a producer or an agency person with an interest in grazing management please plan on attending. Registration is $40 that will include the Pasture for Profit Notebook and Pasture Stick. A flyer with the agenda and registration form is available at http://co.logan.oh.us/soilandwater/.
Additional information is available by contacting Bob Stoll, District Conservationist, Bellefontaine at 937-593-2946 extension 114 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Benefits from attending:
-Qualifies you for additional points when applying for USDA EQIP
-Increase knowledge about forage growth to improve pasture management
-Improve the environmental quality; clean water and air, healthy soil, plants and animals
-Learn ways to increase net profit in your farming operation