Class will focus on pasture management

Pasture management will be the subject of an upcoming class in Central Point, Ore.

Sponsored by Oregon State University Extension, the class will cover the biology of pasture plants and grazing behavior or livestock and how to improve the productivity of a pasture and reduce weed problems.

The class will be 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 11 at the OSU Extension Building Auditorium, 569 Hanley Road, Central Point, Ore.

In this introductory course, students will learn to identify important forage species, evaluate soil fertility needs, and implement rotational-grazing management techniques to maintain productive pastures in southern Oregon.

The instructor is Gordon Jones, professor of practice in general agriculture, OSU Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center.

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