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Pasture Management 8-week Course

February 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

250 – 300

An 8-week course on improving the health and productivity of your pastures and the profitability of your animals. 8 Thursday evenings, 6 to 9 pm, Feb. 22 -April 12. Plus 3 field trips. Topics covered include: 1) Developing management goals; 2) Your rights and legal responsibilities; 3) Plant physiology, growth and identification; 4) Soil fertility, health and management in pasture; 5) Paddock and fencing design and materials; 6) Forage budgeting, hay cost and extending the grazing season;
7) Raising small ruminants on pasture and browse vs. forage; 8) Water rights, watering facility use and design; 9) Intensive grazing and ultra-high density grazing; 10) ODA meat marketing and labeling laws; 11) Business and marketing plans; 12) Putting it all together and developing your plan. Register on line: http://bit.ly/JacksonExtAgriculture or contact paula.burkhalter@oregonstate.edu, 541-776-7371

Details

Date:
February 22, 2018
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
250 – 300
Event Category:
Event Tags:
Website:
http://extension.oregonstate.edu/sorec/SF-classes#pasture

Organizer

OSU Extension General Agriculture, Gordon Jones
Phone:
541-776-7371, ext. 230
Email:
paula.burkhalter@oregonstate.edu
Website:
http://extension.oregonstate.edu/sorec/farms

Venue

USDA Service Center
89 Alder St
Central Point, OR 97502 United States
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Phone:
541-664-1070 option # 5
Website:
http://www.jswcd.org/