Pasture Field Day
Tuesday, September 29th, 2015*
9:00am - 2:00pm at
Trinity UMC, 90 Boney Rd.
Blythewood, SC 29016
We will carpool to pastures at Camp Discovery for hands-on learning.
*Rain Date: October 13th, 2015
This workshop is FREE and lunch will be provided, but registration is required.
RSVP to Charlie Fisher at firstname.lastname@example.org or (803) 576-2080.
Sessions will include soil health and pasture management, a rainfall simulator demonstration by the SC Department of Natural Resources, rotational grazing and temporary fencing techniques, weed identification and control, technical and financial assistance for pasture management, and an introduction to the Twenty-five Mile Creek Watershed 319 Program. Presenters include NRCS State Agronomist Gordon Mikell, SC Forage Specialist Dr. John Andrae, Clemson Livestock/Forages Agent Travis Mitchell, and NRCS Grazing Lands Specialist Jill Epley. Pesticide applicators may receive one Continuing Certification Hour. Lunch will be sponsored by members of the SC Grazing Lands Coalition.
This workshop is sponsored by the Richland and Kershaw Soil and Water Conservation Districts with support from the organizations shown below. Some funding for this event is provided by the US EPA under a Section 319 Grant through the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control (SC DHEC).