Monday, January 9, 2012

Animal Waste Management System Operators Continuing Education Training

January 20, 2012

Montgomery County Cooperative Extension

8:30-9:00am - Registration
9:00-10:00am - Pasture Weed ID and Control
10:00am-11:00am - Fire Ant Control on Livestock Farms
1:00am - Noon - Screening Plants for Livestock Operations
Noon-1:00pm - Lunch on your own
1:00-2:00pm - Frequently Asked Questions About Lagoons and
2:00-3:00pm - Record Keeping with Computers
3:00-4:00pm - Cost Share Opportunities Through NRCS

One hour of K, N, O, D and X pesticide credits will also be offered at each session from 9:00am-Noon for a total of 3 hours pesticide credits.

For more information or to register for this event, please contact Jamie D. Warner (576-6011).


2012 NC Forage and Grassland Council Winter Conference

The NC Forage and Grassland Council has announced their 2012 Winter Conference Series.  The three sites for this year's events are Kenansville, Greensboro and Morganton, NC.  The Keynote speaker for each event will be Ray Archuleta, Conservation Agronomist with NRCS in Greensboro, NC.  His presentation, "Healthy Soils Reduce Chemical Inputs on Grazing and Cropping Systems" will be offered in conjunction with a tradeshow and local producer panel "Dealing with High Input Cost".  Registration is $15 for members of the council, $25 for non-members and only $10 for students.

Tradeshow and registration will begin for each event at 12:30pm, the program will be from 1:00-6:00pm and the social hour from 6:00-7:00pm.

For more information on this event, or to attend one of these sessions, please call Jamie (910-576-6011).