Join the Columbia/Dodge GLCI Grazing Initiative in a pasture walk from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the UW-Arlington Beef Facility, W7431 Hwy K, Arlington.
Participants will be transported to different locations on the farm by bleacher wagons. Soda and water refreshments will be provided.
Dan Schaefer will kick start the pasture walk with a welcome and introduction to the Arlington Agricultural Research Station Beef Grazing Farm.
Mitch Schaefer will follow with discussion and comments on "Tall and Meadow Fescues Alone or in Combination with White Clover," "Pasture Productivity" and "Beef Steer Performance."
After travelling to a new location, Steve Arp will show and discuss "Establishing Facilities to Handle Cattle in a Grazing Operation."
One final move to a different pasture will be to hear from Ken Albrecht on "Pasture Renovation and Establishment."
Kevin Shelley follows up with "Pasture Soil Fertility."
The last discussion of the day will be led by Mack Daeda concerning "Dung Beetle Populations and Behavior."
To register, contact Joyce Dunbar at 608-742-9687 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
There is no charge for participating in this pasture walk.
For further information, contact George Koepp, UW-Extension agriculture educator for Columbia County, at 608-742-9682 or email at George.email@example.com