UGA Extension Hosting Advanced Grazing School

Dan Cattle, Georgia, Livestock

ugaUniversity of Georgia (UGA) Extension will host a two-day Advanced Grazing School September 18-19, designed to provide attendees with a deeper understanding of two key aspects of their grazing systems. The focus areas include choosing the right pasture species, designing a grazing system that works best for your operation, and how to profitably fertilize pastures for optimal performance. The two day event includes both classroom and field settings, with several hands-on learning experiences. On the first day, the classroom portion of the course will be held at the Vidalia Onion Research and Extension Center in Lyons, GA. Then on the second day, the classroom portion will finish up attendees will visit Newly Halter’s farm to take a close look at his rotational grazing systems.

Cost of the program is $150 per person, and that includes a 250-page notebook full of resources, lunches and breaks both days, and dinner on the first night. Registration is limited and participants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. But if interested, registrations need to be in by 5:00pm this Friday, September 14th.