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Ben Hill County to host Grassmasters Meeting starting in January

https://georgiaforages.caes.uga.edu/event/2019-grassmasters-series1.html?fbclid=IwAR3m6BN87l2h0mRaI37GUBYKGVCuqJubyHmw4KVdJ3Tdv9Lfko7ppWYcJv8

The GrassMasters program is a 7 – week long series of seven educational workshops that focus on forage production. Workshops are held every Monday beginning on January 27th at the Ben Hill County Senior Citizen Center. This program is an INTRODUCTION to forage production systems and is highly recommended for those of you just getting your “feet wet” when it comes to planning or improving a forage system. Programs will be taught by the UGA Forage Team members as well as NRCS staff

COST TO ATTEND:

$25 – Includes notebook with materials and refreshments at each program

REGISTRATON:

You can register by contacting:

Ben Hill County Extension

229-426-5176

OR

To Register Online – https://estore.uga.edu/C27063_ustores/web/classic/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=6543&FROMQRCODE=true

REGISTER BY: January 9th

SPACE IS LIMITED.

 

LOCATION:

Ben Hill County Senior Citizen Center

253 Appomattox Rd.

Fitzgerald, GA 31750

MEETING DATES AND TOPICS:

Registration: 6:00pm – 6:30pm

Program: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

January 27th

An Introduction to Forages

February 3rd

Fertilization of Perennial Grasses

February 10th 

Pest Management Strategies

February 17th

Hay and Baleage Production and Management

February 24th

Understanding Forage Quality and Supplementation

March 2nd

Grazing Management and Planning

March 9th

Improving Soil Health and NRCS Programs