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Prescribed/Managed Grazing Certification Training

Course Description:

NRCS is offering a condensed training for prescribed grazing planning certification. The training will be equivalent to the three courses required for prescribed grazing certification (Introduction, Grazing Plan Development, and Facilities Design) all in two days. You will learn the basic principles of pasture management and livestock production.

You will become familiar with the Prescribed/Managed Grazing Standard in order to assist a producer in developing and implementing a Prescribed Grazing Plan. Topics to be discussed include: conducting a pasture survey, identifying resource problems and concerns, designing alternative stocking methods and completing an animal/forage balance, paddock design, and grazing plan format.

If you are interested in this training, please register with Brian Pillsbury at brian.pillsbury@wi.usda.gov

Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time: 9:45AM
End Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 9:45AM
Format: In-person
Location: 5201 Fen Oak Drive
Madison, Wisconsin
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Cost: free course
Partners: none
Registration Deadline: Friday, January 27, 2017
CEUs Available: none
For: none
Contact: brian.pillsbury@wi.usda.gov
Course Topics: Nutrient Management
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