Visit a newly established warm season at Harry Cope’s and a mixed stand of forbes utilized for grazing livestock. Twenty three year old stand of gama grass pasture walk & talk with an open soil pit at Robert Ridgley’s Farm with a bbq burger dinner prepared by the Callaway and Montgomery County Cattlemen’s Association. Following dinner take a look at a warm season grass crp field converted to pasture
WHO: PAT KEYSER, UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE INSTITUTE OF AGRICULTURE
June 25, 2019
3:00 PM – 8:30 PM
WHERE : HARRY COPE AND ROBERT RIDGLEY’S FARM (SEE REVERSE)
At each site participants will see warm season grass fields with the producers view as well as the view point of Pat Keyser, UTIA
David Doctorian, NRCS Soil Health Specialist and Mark Abney, Assistance, will discuss soil health at the soil pit in the eastern gamagrass Field .
CALL TO RSVP IN ADVANCE AND PAY AT THE DOOR $5 CALL 636.456.3434 X3
3 PM – 4:30 PM
Pat Keyser pasture walk & talk with Harry Cope, Len Gilmore and Wesley Hanks, Quail and Pheasants Forever
4:30 PM – 5 PM
Travel to Bob Ridgley’s farm
Soils pit at Bob Ridgely’s farm with David Doctorian, Soil Health Specialist and Mark Abney, MO NRCS Assistant State Soil Scientist
Dinner at Robert Ridgley’s shop, FSA, SWCD and NRCS Program Update
Pasture walk in Gama grass field and Warm Season Grass CRP field converted to pasture with Pat Keyser
If you need an accommodation to participate in this activity or event, please contact Tammy Teeter at 573.564.3715 ext 3, or by e-mail at email@example.com by June 10, 2019
USDA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, PROVIDER AND LENDER
Lincoln, Pike, Warren and Montgomery NRCS FOSA
University of Missouri Outreach and Extension
Harry Cope’s Field :
From Hwy 70 head north on Hwy A to New Truxton, 10.25 miles & follow the signs to turn left on Winters Road and hang a right on Winters at the fork (follow the sign), when the road hangs a left follow the sign and pull up in to the field.
To Bob Ridgley’s farm:
From Harry’s farm head south on Hwy A out of Trux-ton 11.6 miles and go 8.4 miles on Hwy 70, take the ex-it 179, Highway F, High Hill, go thru town and turn right on Walnut Street, (at the field day sign) across the rail road tracks which becomes Coal Chute Road, and turn left into the farm at the field day sign.