Pasture Walk Series continue July 18

| July 10, 2013

COSHOCTON – Livestock producers in the Coshocton County area who are interested in learning how to improve their grazing systems are invited to attend the next Pasture Walk Thursday, July 18. This event will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Rick Peterson’s Beef Farm, 27036 TR 240, Newcomerstown. Signs will be posted. The summer Pasture Walk series is being organized by Coshocton Soil & Water Conservation District, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, and OSU Extension Coshocton County.

Highlights of the July 18 event include tire watering troughs, fence line maintenance and matching herd size with pasture availability. Discussion will be led by Rick Peterson and Coshocton NRCS Resource Conservationist Gina Schworm. They will also discuss utilizing cost share funding to improve grazing systems. This event is free and open to anyone who is interested in learning new ideas they can use on their own livestock operations.

RSVPs are appreciated but not required. For more information, contact the Coshocton SWCD at 622-8087, ext. 4. The final summer Pasture Walk will be Thursday, Aug. 22. Contact the SWCD if you would like to be notified of future events.

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