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Pasture Management Session #2 of 7: Prescribed Burning • Cloud County

Tuesday, Feb 25th, 2014 @ 10am-3pm
Knights of Columbus Hall • 180 E Main Street • Aurora, KS • Map

Learn the fundamentals of when, why, and how to conduct a prescribed burn including evaluating the need to burn depending on your goals for your grassland. Also learn about burning cooperatives, how they form and operate to benefit the needs to multiple grassland managers. This class will highlight some of the latest equipment for conducting prescribed burns and have hands-on burn planning demonstrations using a sandbox.
Lunch Sponsored by American AgCredit

The 2014 Pasture Management series is designed as a complete management course for landowners and cattlemen who want to further their knowledge and skills to maintain long-term productivity of their rangelands. Each session focuses on a different topic of management and the series will provide hands-on demonstrations and tours throughout the River Valley Extension District.Cost: $60/person for entire series of meetings or $15/person for individual sessions
Prizes will be given out at each meeting and those who attend 3 or more meetings will be eligible for a Grand Prize, a $300 gift certificate to Cloud County Cooperative! (Sponsored by Cloud County Co-op)

Contact: Robin Reid 785-325-2121

More Info: Pasture Management Series Brochure

Sponsor: K-State Research and Extension

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