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Advanced Horse Pasture Management: Beyond the Basics

University of Maryland Extension

Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

Advanced Horse Pasture Management: Beyond the Basics

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Join us as we go beyond the basics and decode the science of practical pasture production!

 If you have been to our Pasture Management 101 Seminars and are looking for more details on how to improve your pasture and your management skills, this is your opportunity!

 This seminar will provide the next steps to get the most out of your soil and seed. Our experts will provide you with  detailed information in the morning  classroom lectures. After lunch, you will get to see how our own pastures are coming along and view demonstrations that put the morning theory into practice.

 8:30 am      Welcome and Introductions

                     Dr. Amy Burk, Horse Specialist, Univ. of MD

 

9:00 am      Managing Pastures for Soil Type

                   Nicole Fiorellino, Environmental Science, Univ. of MD

                       

10:00 am    Purchasing Power: Buying the Right Lime and Fertilizer

                   Mike Calkins, Conservation Specialist, NRCS-Howard Co.

                       

10:30 am    Break

 

10:45 am    Utilizing Pasture for Profit

                     Dr. Jim Hanson, Farm Economist, Univ. of MD

                       

11:30am     Carbohydrates and the Pastured Horse

                   Dr. Amy Burk, Horse Specialist, Univ. of MD

                       

12:15 pm    Lunch

                       

12:45 pm    Strategic Use of Herbicides for Noxious, Obnoxious, and Toxic Weed Control

                     David Myers, Agriculture Educator, Univ. of MD-Anne Arundel Co.

 

2:00 pm      Demonstrations at the Equine Rotational Grazing Demonstration Site

                             - Rainfall simulation showing effects of pasture  cover on soil erosion

                             - New pasture grasses and legumes featured in raised beds

 

3:45pm       Wrap-Up and safe travels

 

Have questions about Advanced Horse Pasture Management: Beyond the Basics? Contact University of Maryland Extension

When & Where

Central Maryland Research and Education Center
4240 Folly Quarter Road
Ellicott City, MD 21042

Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)


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University of Maryland Extension

3101 Animal Sciences Center

University of Maryland 

College Park, MD 20742

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