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Fulton County Pasture Workshop


9-9:10:  Introductions - Kelly Shrable, NRCS District Conservationist

9:10-9:20: History of the farm activities - Pat Bednar, Landowner

9:20-9:30: Original resource concerns and benefits of conservation practices implemented - Kenneth Crawford, Operator of Pat Bednar farm

9:30-10:15: Spring and summer weed and brush control - Winfield Solutions, Shane Wilson, Sales Representative

10:15-10:45: Calibrating Sprayer, safety concerns, pesticide license - Brad Runsick, University Extension Agent

10:45-10:55: Conservation District Rental Equipment - Michelle Smith, District Technician

10:55-11:40: Maximizing farm potential, rotational grazing, salt and mineral placement - Jeremy Huff, NRCS State Grazing Land Specialist

11:40-12: Electric fence considerations - Claire Whiteside, NRCS Area Grazing Land Specialist

12-12:40:L unch provided by Winfield Solutions and Fin to Fur

12:40-1:10: Electric fence product demo, Gallagher Fence Systems, Evan Bartley, Sales Representative

1:10-1:20: USDA Farm Service Agency Programs - Dawn Butler, County Executive Director

1:20-1:30: USDA NRCS Programs - Kelly Shrable

1:30-2:40: Hands on Tire Tank Installation - Brian Gawf, NRCS Civil Engineer Technician, and Derek Hall, NRCS Soil Conservation Technician

2:40-2:45: Closing Comments

2:45: Adjourn


Directions to Pat Bednar Farm

  • From Salem:  Go North on Hwy 9 approximately 9 ½ miles and turn right onto Redwood Lane. (Look for blue quail sign to lead the way.) Follow Redwood Lane to end of road.
  • From Mammoth Spring:  Go South on Hwy 9 approximately 10 ½ miles and turn left onto Redwood Lane. (Look for blue quail signs to lead the way.) Follow Redwood Lane to end of road.