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Winter Pasture Management

Indian River County Extension

Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

Winter Pasture Management

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Participant Ended $15.00 $0.00
Extra Farm/Family Member Ended $10.00 $0.00

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Pasture management will be more critical then ever this winter due to saturated soils from Irma and other continued rain events. Winter weather this year is predicted to be chillier and wetter than normal for our area. Get the information that you need to help your pastures over-winter and be healthy for spring growth.

Topics to be covered:

- Sub-tropical Grasses and their Response to Cooler Temperatures

-Importance of Sampling for soil pH Testing

-Overseeding with Cool-Season Forages

-Water Requirements and Irrigation

-Nutrient and Manure Management

-Optimizing Grazing Techniques

 -Problems due to Flooding

Have questions about Winter Pasture Management ? Contact Indian River County Extension

When & Where

IRC Administration Complex
1800 27th Street
IRC Administration Bldg. B, Rm. 501
Vero Beach, FL 32960

Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

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Indian River County Extension

What is Extension?

 Extension is a partnership between state, federal, and county governments to provide scientific knowledge and expertise to the public. The University of Florida (UF), together with Florida A&M University (FAMU), administers the Florida Cooperative Extension Service. At the University of Florida, Extension is located in the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS), along with the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) and the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station, and is called UF/IFAS Extension.

What is the Indian River County Extension Service?

 We are an off-campus branch of the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) and provide scientific and problem solving information to Indian River County residents.  We offer educational programs in agriculture, horticulture, 4-H youth development, pesticide and fertilizer licensing.

We are supported by the Indian River County Board of County CommissionersUniversity of Florida and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). 

What are the educational and technical assistance programs we provide? 

  • Commercial Agriculture and Home Horticulture

  • Crop and livestock recommendations

  • Lawn and gardening advice

  • Soil testing information

  • Pest and plant disease identification and recommendations

  • Pesticide training and test taking opportunities and CEU information

  • 4-H Club organization

  • School enrichment programs

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