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Pasture Management Session #7 of 7: Tree Cutting & Brush Control • Cloud County

Wednesday, Nov 19th, 2014 @ 11:30am-1:30pm
US 24 & 170 Road • Miltonvale, KS • Map

Note: Date of event changed from Nov 1 to Nov 19.
The 7th and final meeting of the 2014 River Valley Extension District Pasture Management Series will be held on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Demonstration Site located 8 miles west of Miltonvale on US Highway 24 at 170th Road.
This session will focus on the control of cedars and other woody species in range land. The program will begin at noon with a guided tour of the fire and chemical control plots by River Valley Extension District Director, John Forshee. This will be followed with a look at Tree and Brush Control Options by Dr. Carol Blocksome, K-State Research and Extension, HFRR Range Specialist. Will Boyer, KSRE Watershed Specialist will take a look at the benefits and challenges of maintaining trees for riparian areas as well as for shade.
At 1:30 p.m. there will be a drawing for session door prizes as well as for the $300 Grand Prize Gift Certificate sponsored by the Cloud County Coop.
The day will wrap up with a variety of live equipment demonstrations that will include tree saws, tree shears, grapples, tree mulchers, mowers, and more. These demonstrations will also highlight techniques that can be used to prepare heavily infested sights for controlled burning.
The meeting will start with registration and sack lunch beginning at 11:30 with the program beginning at 12:00 noon. Series registrants are asked to RSVP for meal count only. If you are not registered for the series you may sign up for this program by calling the River Valley Extension District-Clay Center office at 785-632-5335, texting the names of those planning to attend to 785-447-1291, or emailing by Monday, November 18. This event is sponsored by K-State Research and Extension, Clay County Conservation District, and Cloud County Cooperative with plot sponsorship from Chad and Tricia Remley, Wilbur-Ellis, and Foley Equipment Company.

Contact: John Forshee 785-632-5335

More Info: Tree & Brush Control Flyer

Sponsor: K-State Research and Extension

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