South Dakota Grasslands Coalition Grazing School
Grazing school is a program designed to equip ranchers and livestock producers with the knowledge and skills they need to manage their grazing lands more effectively. Led by a team of expert presenters from state and federal agencies, as well as universities, the program covers everything from basic grazing concepts to advanced techniques for managing diversity on rangelands.
Through a combination of classroom presentations and hands-on activities in the field, participants will gain a deep understanding of the key principles of grassland management. They'll also have the opportunity to hear from area producers who will share their own expertise and insights on a variety of grazing techniques and related topics.
The Grazing School covers the following topics and more.
Concepts of Grazing
Managing Diversity on Rangelands
Plant Species Identification
Mineral Nutrition Needs of Livestock
Fencing and Watering Systems
Planning for a Forage Shortage
Implementing Grazing Practices
Consultation with Grazing Experts
Register here: https://sdgrass.org/grazing-school/
Space is limited. Early registration is encouraged.
Grazing School Dates:
June 20-22 - Wall, SD
July 25-27 - Summit, SD
September 12-14 - Chamberlain/Oacoma, SD
The fee to attend Grazing School is $300 for current members or $335 for non-members. An additional person from the same operation is $150.
You can get a downloadable brochure by clicking HERE.