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Mid-/Shortgrass Range School • Scott County

Tuesday, Aug 6th, 2013 to Thursday, Aug 8th, 2013 @ 9:30am
Camp Lakeside • Lake Scott • Scott City, KS • Map

The 2013 School theme is Creating Range Wealth through Soil Health. This 3-day school covers basic principles of grassland ecology focusing on soil health, plant identification, forage measuring and monitoring, wildlife/livestock interactions - especially the Lesser Prairie Chicken, rangeland improvement concepts, practices, and systems. Wednesday is spent on The Nature Conservancy's Smoky Valley Ranch. The course is a blend of hands-on field exercises and classroom instruction using a cadre of instructors from NRCS, Ft. Hays State University, K-State Agronomy/Extension/Ag Station, TNC staff, state agency staff, and ranchers. Visit and look in the navigation bar for 2013 Range Schools for more details. Apply online, or use the forms available by contacting Tim Christian, State Coordinator, at

Contact: Tim Christian 620-241-3636

Sponsor: Kansas Grazing Lands Coalition

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