Thursday, October 10, 2019

Grazing program, buck sale on tap Oct. 17 in Ky.

Sustainable Agriculture Workshop
"Third Thursday Thing"

October 17, 2019

Harold R. Benson Research and Demonstration Farm
1525 Mills Lane — Frankfort, Kentucky — (502) 597-6325

Dr. Marion Simon, State Specialist
Small Farm and Part-time Farmers
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College of Agriculture, Communities and the Environment
Harold R. Benson Research and Demonstration Farm, Center for the Sustainability of Farms and Families

1525 Mills Lane, Frankfort, KY (4 miles south of I-64, off US 127)

Directions:  From I-64 Exit 53, take US127 South toward Lawrenceburg to the 4th stoplight, turn left onto Mills Lane, the KSU Farm is 1.5 miles on the right.

10:00 - 10:15 am
Welcome and Announcements – Dr. Marion Simon, Kentucky State University
10:15 – 10:50 am
“Goats in an Integrated Whole Farm Management System”
Shawn Lucas, KSU
11:00 – 10:50 am
“Evaluation of Different Grazing Intensity for Goat Production”
Ken Andries and Emily Clement, KSU
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Farm Crew
1:00 – 1:50 pm
“Isoflavones in Forage Legumes to Promote Weight Gain and Alleviate Fescue Toxicosis”
Michael Flythe, ARS Forage Lab, Lexington, KY
2:00 – 2:50 pm
“Practical Evaluation of Pastures for Improved Grazing”
Krista Lea, UK Forage Extension
3:00 – 3:50 pm
“Tour of Grazing Research Area and Discussion of Implications”
(weather permitting)
There will also be the sale of a few KSU Buck Kids depending on Performance