Tallgrass Range School • Chase County
Tuesday, Aug 20th, 2013 to Thursday, Aug 22nd, 2013 @ 9:30am
Camp Wood YMCA • Camp Wood Road • Elmdale, KS • Map
The 2013 theme is Creating Range Wealth through Soil Health. The School covers the basic principles of grassland ecology focusing on soil health, plant identification, forage measuring and monitoring, wildlife/livestock interaction - especially the Greater Prairie Chicken and Northern Bobwhite Quail as well as other grassland birds, mammals, and aquatic species, and rangeland improvement concepts, practices, and systems. The cadre of instructors includes NRCS, K-State Agronomy/Extension/Geography, state agencies, organizations, and ranchers. most of Wednesday is spent on a neighboring ranch to interact with a ranching family as they share their management and production philosophies. For more information, go top www.kglc.org and look in the navigation bar for 2013 Range Schools for more additional details and online application processes, or contact Tim Christian at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact: Tim Christian email@example.com 620-241-3636
Sponsor: Kansas Grazing Lands Coalition
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