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Grazing Management Educational Meeting In Strasburg

3 January 2019 News


There will be a series of educational meetings focused on Grazing Management at the Strasburg Community Center, 726 East Queen Street, Strasburg, beginning in February. This is a three-night series on February 6th, 13th, and 20th. The meetings will be from 6:00-8:30 p.m. These meetings are a collaborative effort between Virginia Cooperative Extension, The Lord Fairfax Soil and Water Conservation District, the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service, and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.

This educational series is designed to provide in-depth information about Grazing Management. Livestock producers will be able to have significant interaction with both the speakers and other farmers in attendance. The series will include information on the fundamentals of how grass grows and how to optimize grass yield and quality through good grazing management, options for extending the grazing season, and options for managing drought situations. On the final night, livestock producers will be able to meet one-on-one with grazing experts to look at ways for improving the grazing management on their farms.

There is a $30 registration fee for the series and advanced registration is required.  Please contact the Shenandoah County Office of Virginia Cooperative Extension to register by calling (540) 459-6140 by January 22.

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