Ben Hill Will be hosting the Grass Masters Series this year! This is a great opportunity to attend a forage workshop close by.
For those of you looking for an introductory course in all things forages....
The Grass Master’s program is a 7 – week long series of seven educational workshops that focus on forage production. Workshops are held every Monday beginning on January 27th at the Ben Hill County Senior Citizen Center. This program is an INTRODUCTION to forage production systems and is highly recommended for those of you just getting your "feet wet" when it comes to planning or improving a forage system. Programs will be taught by the UGA Forage Team members as well as NRCS staff.
Grass Masters (Consecutive Monday Nights – Cost $25) Ben Hill Senior Citizens Center Fitzgerald Register by calling (229) 426-5175 or online at: https://georgiaforages.caes.uga.edu/event/2019-grassmasters-series1.html?fbclid=IwAR3m6BN87l2h0mRaI37GUBYKGVCuqJubyHmw4KVdJ3Tdv9Lfko7ppWYcJv8
MEETING DATES AND TOPICS:
Registration: 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Program: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
An Introduction to Forages
Fertilization of Perennial Grasses
Pest Management Strategies
Hay and Baleage Production and Management
Understanding Forage Quality and Supplementation
Grazing Management and Planning
Improving Soil Health and NRCS Programs