Jim Gerrish Grazing Workshops Set

Jim Gerrish, well-known Idaho rancher, researcher, grazing educator, author and co-founder of the Missouri Grazing School, will deliver two 2-day workshops in Topeka and Hays, Kansas in August. Each workshop will be tailored for the grasses, forages, rainfall, growing conditions and grazing potential in that area of the state.

   The workshops will be held:

  Monday-Tuesday, August 13-14, 2012,

  at the Ramada Inn, 420 SE 6th St. (Lower Level Meeting Rooms) 

  Topeka, Kansas 

  Wednesday-Thursday August 15-16  

      Whiskey Creek Restaurant West Meeting Room,

 3203 Vine St., Hays, Ks.

The workshops will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m. each day. The workshops are made available by a grant award to the Kansas Rural Center from the USDA Risk Management Agency. Kansas Farmers Union, Kansas Grazing Lands Coalition, and Kansas SARE are joining KRC as co-sponsors

   Registration fees, which include lunch and beverages, are $80 per individual for each workshop; and $50 per workshop for students (high school or college).  Please register for food count by August 8.

   You are responsible for your own hotel or motel reservations.  The Topeka meeting will be held at the Ramada Inn, 420 SE 6th, and you can opt to stay there by calling 785-234-5400 for room reservations.  Hays has many options; select your favorite.

For more information contact Mary Howell, KRC workshop coordinator, at 785-562-8726 or [email protected]; or contact KRC at 785-873-3431, or [email protected].

You can also register by going to the Kansas Rural Center website and clicking onto the home page button: Jim Gerrish Grazing Workshops in August