Tattnall County Extension

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Cattlemen’s Workshop Next Week–Everyone Invited!


The Tattnall County Cattlemen’s Association and UGA Extension would like to invite everyone to a Cattlemen’s Workshop next week on Thursday, September 15th, at the Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center in Lyons.  This meeting is open for anyone interested in attending, not just Cattlemen’s members.  The meeting will last from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., and supper will be provided.  There is no charge to attend the meeting.  Here is the agenda for the meeting:

5:30 p.m.         Newley Halter, Tattnall Cattlemen’s President

Welcome and Introductions

5:45 p.m.         Phillip Brown, NRCS Grassland Conservationist

Outdoor Rainfall Simulator

6:15 p.m.         Michael Johnson, Tru – Test/Stafix Fencing Company

Product Updates/Demonstrations

6:45 p.m.         Supper

Sponsor Update

7:15 p.m.         Dr. John Worley, University of Georgia

Fencing and Water Sourcing in Pastures

7:45 p.m.         Dr. Dennis Hancock, UGA Forage Specialist

Optimizing Size, Number, and Layout of Paddocks

Georgia private pesticide credit will be offered at this meeting.  The Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center is located at 8163 Highway 178, Lyons, GA 30436.  If you are traveling from Reidsville, it is located about 2 miles past the Georgia State Prison on the right.  There is no charge to attend the meeting or for the meal, but you must sign-up so that we can get an accurate head count for the meal. To sign up, you can email Chris Tyson at tysonc@uga.edu with the names attending, or you can call the Tattnall County Extension Office at 654-2593.