MSU Extension Forage Field Day - Iron River
Date: July 27, 2014
Time: 5 - 7 p.m. CT
Location: Brule River Farm, 1272 M-73, Iron River, MI 49935
Contact: Jim Isleib, 906-387-2530, firstname.lastname@example.org
This free, educational on-farm field day program is intended for livestock and forage producers, and others interested in grazing and forage management. Host farmer Jon Ahlberg, MSU State Forage Specialist Dr. Kim Cassida and MSU Extension educators will be on-hand to lead discussion, present research-based forage information, and respond to questions.
The program will start at 5 p.m. central time (6 p.m. eastern time) at the Ahlberg farm, located at 1272 M-73, Iron River, MI 49935. Transportation around the farm will be provided by haywagon or bus.
Topics planned for the field day include:
- Low input pasture renovation
- Efficient watering systems
- Rotational grazing
- Fence line weaning
- Pasture fencing
- Additional topics will be determined by participant interest
Light refreshments will be provided. This program is part of a series of U.P. forage field days supported by a grant from Project GREEEN.