Clemson Grazing School

Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service will host a grazing school November 7th and 8th on the Simpson Research Farm located near Pendleton and the Clemson University campus.

The two-day workshop will contain classroom lectures reinforced by field activities and demonstrations. Two producer presentations will shed light on real-world problems and opportunities of intensive grazing systems.men in field

Topics covered will include (but are not limited to)

  • Decreasing fertilizer inputs
  • Effects of grazing on forage and root growth
  • Permanent and temporary water systems
  • Permanent vs temporary fencing
  • In-depth coverage of grazing systems management

Cost of the two day program is $175 and includes breaks, a grazing school handbook, a forage and weed ID handbook, and a copy of Southern Forages textbook.

Registration is limited to 35 participants; accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Click here for a preregistration form (PDF, 13.5 KB) or contact your local county agent for a registration form.  A detailed agenda will be posted at this site when it is finalized. Preregistration for the conference is required because of limited space.

As of the end of August, less than 10 spaces remained available.

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