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Field Day at Mountain Research Station Jul 18, 2019 from 01:30 PM to 06:00 PM Mountain Research Station, 265 Test Farm Road, Waynesville, NC ,
The Field Day at the Mountain Research Station in Waynesville, NC will be a great event for agricultural producers to get the latest updates on agricultural research and to see the latest and best available tools and equipment at the trade show. The NRCS Partner Biologists for the Hellbender Working Lands for Wildlife Initiative will be in attendance with information about the program. 
TN Workshop - Native grasses in Prescribed Grazing Systems Jun 20, 2019 from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center,
Using Native Warm-Season Grasses in a Grazing System Participants will learn the latest research-supported methods for reliable native forage establishment and grazing management to maintain grass vigor and animal performance through the summer. This training is being presented by The Center for Native Grasslands Management and NBCI through a grant provided by Quail Forever and the Natural Resources Conservation Service in support of the Working Lands For Wildlife: Bobwhite in Grasslands project. Topics to be covered: Bobwhite basics, bobwhite habitat considerations in grazing lands Overview of native warm-season grass (NWSG) establishment Why use NWSG in your grazing system – animal performance and economics How to manage NWSG forages – maintaining vigor and productivity, impact on bobwhite and other grassland birds NWSG in complementary cool-season grass systems Registration: No registration fee, but registration is required. Please RSVP to jhodge34@utk.edu. Lunch will be provided to participants.
IN Workshop - Native grasses in Prescribed Grazing Systems Jun 20, 2019 from 09:00 AM to 03:30 PM Southern Indiana Purdue Agricultural Center,
Using Native Warm-Season Grasses in a Grazing System Participants will learn the latest research-supported methods for reliable native forage establishment and grazing management to maintain grass vigor and animal performance through the summer. This training is being presented by The Center for Native Grasslands Management and NBCI through a grant provided by Quail Forever and the Natural Resources Conservation Service in support of the Working Lands For Wildlife: Bobwhite in Grasslands project. Topics to be covered: Bobwhite basics, bobwhite habitat considerations in grazing lands Overview of native warm-season grass (NWSG) establishment Why use NWSG in your grazing system – animal performance and economics How to manage NWSG forages – maintaining vigor and productivity, impact on bobwhite and other grassland birds NWSG in complementary cool-season grass systems. Registration: No registration fee, but registration is required. Please RSVP to jhodge34@utk.edu. Lunch will be provided to participants.
OH Workshop - Using Native Warm-Season Grasses in a Grazing System Jul 16, 2019 from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Hillsboro, OH,
Ohio NRCS’s Working Lands For Wildlife (WLFW) Bobwhites in Grasslands Initiative in conjunction with partners are pleased to announce the upcoming Native Warm-Season Grasses in a Grazing System Workshop to be held July 16th. Attached please find the flyer and information below on how to register. To register: http://www.highlandswcd.com/events.html Featured speakers include: Dr Pat Keyser, University of Tennessee, Center of Native Grasslands Management and Bob Hendershot, ODA-DSWC, Retired NRCS Grasslands Coordinator