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A two day Management Intensive Grazing School will be held in Clark County, Missouri, on Friday, August 28 and Saturday, August 29th.  It will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Friday and 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Saturday.  The school is one of several regional grazing schools held in Missouri each year that are taught by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the University of Missouri Extension.

The school will feature classroom sessions as well as two farm tours.  Some of the topics to be covered include livestock nutrition, forage management, layout and design of grazing systems, and economic aspects of grazing management.

Registration for the two-day school is $55 and includes classroom materials, dinner on Friday evening and lunch on Saturday.  Several sponsors are providing funds to help offset the cost of the school. They are Green Valley Seed, FCS Financial (Miles Cameron), the Clark County Cattlemen’s Association, the Clark County Soil and Water Conservation District, the Clark County University of Missouri Extension Council and the Missouri Forage and Grassland Council.

For more information about the grazing school or to register, contact the Clark County Extension office at 660-727-3339 or the Clark County NRCS office at 660-727-2955 ext. 3.  The deadline to register is Friday August 14th.  Registration will be limited to the first 40 individuals.