Using Native Warm Season Grasses in a Grazing System

Aug 31, 2021, 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Deadline: 
Friday, August 20, 2021
Cost: 
None
Location: 
J&N Rice Farms - Blanchester, Ohio 1212 2nd Creek Rd, Blanchester, Ohio 45107
Contact: 
Clinton SWCD
(937) 382-2461 ext. 3

At this field day participants will learn best management practices for establishing and grazing native grasses. And learn how native grasses can be implemented into a grazing system to maintain grass vigor and animal performance through the summer months.

Topics covered:

  • Pasture walk in two newly seeded native warm season grass pastures
  • Benefits of establishing native warm season grasses in your grazing system
  • Native warm season grass establishment techniques
  • Animal performance and economics of using┬ánative warm season grasses
  • Rotational grazing equipment and strategies
  • NRCS financial and technical assistance options for┬ánative warm season grasses