Friday, December 3, 2010

Tri-State Hay & Pasture Conference

There will be a Tri-State Hay & Pasture Conference on Thursday, January 20, 2011, at the Salisbury Fire Hall in Salisbury, Pennsylvania.

Sheep grazing in Nova Scotia
The main speaker will be Darrell Emmick, a retirement grazing management specialist from New York.  Dr. Emmick is well-known for his behavior-based approach to grazing and feeding management.

Other topics will include include reducing hay waste; taking grass to the next level: new developments and concepts; weed control for hay and pasture management; calculating the cost of harvesting hay; and discussion of the Mt. Top Grazing Network.

Checks made payable to Garrett County EAC should be sent to Hay & Pasture Conference, University of Maryland Extension, 1916 Maryland Highway, Suite A, Mountain Lake Park, Maryland  21550.  The registration fee is $15 per person, if received by January 14. After January 14, the fee increases to $20.

Information provided by Dr. Les Vough.

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