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    Native Warm Season Grass Management Workshop

    When:

    Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Where:

    FCS Financial
    2600 South Limit, Sedalia MO map...

    Description:

    This workshop will focus on ways to enhance or improve the forage base of central Missouri grass farms. The primary focus will be on establishment and management of native warm season grasses. Our featured speaker is Dr. Pat Keyser, Professor and Director of the University of Tennessee Center for Native Grassland Management at Knoxville, TN.

    Dr. Keyser will present two talks: “NWSG Establishment” and “Long-Term NWSG Management for Grazing and Hay Production”.

    Additional Speakers and topics include:
    Dr. Todd Lorenz: Nitrogen Fertility on Novel Endophyte Tall Fescue
    Ryan Peck: NRCS EQIP and State Cost-Share Programs
    Dave Niebruegge: Managing NWSG for Wildlife Conservation

    Session topic:

    This workshop will focus on enhancing the forage base of central Missouri grass farms with the addition of native warm-season grasses. Our featured speaker is Dr. Pat Keyser, Professor and Director of the University of Tennessee Center for Native Grassland Management at Knoxville, TN. Dr. Keyser will present two talks: “NWSG Establishment” and “Long-Term NWSG Management for Grazing and Hay Production”. Additional Speakers and topics include: Dr. Todd Lorenz: Nitrogen Fertility on Novel Endophyte Tall Fescue Ryan Peck: NRCS EQIP and State Cost-Share Programs Dave Niebruegge: Managing NWSG for Wildlife Conservation.

    Registration:

    Registration can be done on-line or by contacting the Pettis County Extension Center at at pettisco@missouri.edu or by calling (660) 827-0591.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/17/2020

    Class size:

    40

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Gene Schmitz, schmitze@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Pettis County
    phone: 660-827-0591

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