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Highland County Grazing Workshop announced

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HILLSBORO — Make plans to attend an informational grazing workshop at the Millstone Creek Farm on July 24 from 6 to 9 p.m., located at 9061 Grabill Road, Hillsboro.

This is a collaborative event hosted by the Highland Soil and Water Conservation District, the Ohio Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service, The Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife to provide opportunities for farmers to learn new advanced techniques.

Topics of discussion will include: Pasture Management, Beef Cattle Updates, Warm Season Grass Pastures, Conservation Programs, and the History of the Millstone Creek Farm. It will be an educational evening to learn how unique grazing opportunities can be incorporated into your farm to promote water quality, soil health, and increase sustainability.

Lunch will be provided by the Highland County Cattlemen Association and Union Stockyards. If you would like to attend, email your reservations to pam.bushelman@oh.nacdnet.net or call the SWCD office at 937-393-1922, Ext. 3. Note that a bridge is out on Grabill Road, so you will need to enter from State Route 73 and Roundhead Road.

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