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Grazing Workshop and Dinner

  • Millstone Creek Farm 9061 Graybill Road Hillsboro, OH, 45133 United States (map)

Join the Ohio Forage and Grassland Council for a free evening grazing workshop at Millstone Creek Farm. Owners Tim and Sandy Shoemaker were recognized as Cooperator of the Year 2015 by the Highland SWCD due to their devotion to agricultural and the determination to improve soil and water quality throughout their operation. They have installed and utilized various conservation practices over the years.

Dinner will be provided by Highland County Cattleman Association and Union Stockyards

Topics will include:

  • Background and history of the Millstone Creek Farm
  • Beef cattle update - John Grimes, OSUE
  • Cool and warm season pasture management - Bob Hendershot, ODA
  • Strategies for establishing warm season grass pastures - John Kaiser, ODNR Division of Wildlife
  • Conservation program options to help convert and establish pastures - Nick Schell, USDA NRCS

RSVP to Highland SWCD: 937-393-1922; pam.bushelman@ohio.nacdnet.net

Later Event: August 3
Organic Cash Grain Farm Tour