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Three-day grazing school targets livestock producers

June 11, 2012

Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Soil & Water Resources Grazing Management Specialist Bob Hendershot will teach a three-day grazing school. This grazing management workshop is designed to help livestock producers improve their livestock operation and grazing management system. Topics covered will include economics, animal nutrition, soil fertility, forage species selection, paddock design, conservation practices, plant growth, fencing and watering systems. Classes will be held from 6-9 p.m. June 19 and 21 at the UDSA Service Center, 69 South Plains Road, The Plains; and 9 a.m. to noon June 23 at the Cline Family Farm in Albany. Cost of the workshop is $35 (each additional member of the same farm/family is $5).  Register by calling the Athens Soil and Water Conservation District at 1-800-582-8890 ext. 5 by June 18.

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