Summer Pasture Walk
What: UD Pasture Walk
When: Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Where: University of Delaware, Webb Farm
508 S. Chapel St., Newark, DE
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Credits: DE Nutrient Management and Pesticide credits will be offered.
Come and learn about pasture management and renovation practices used on the University of Delaware’s Webb Farm. Hear about soil sampling techniques and how to properly submit your soil sample. Get help with plant and weed identification and weed control advice. Particulars on Bermudgrass establishment, management and soil fertility will also be covered. Natural Resource Conservation Service will also share information on relevant cost share programs. Experts will be on hand to answer specific questions.
The meeting is free and everyone interested in attending is welcome. If you have special needs in accessing this program, please call the office two weeks in advance.
To register or request more information, please call our office at (302)831-2507.
Thank you and see you there.
Dan Severson, Susan Garey, Dr. Richard Taylor
Welcome and Introductions : Dan Severson, University of Delaware Cooperative Extension
Tour of Pastures and Pasture Management, Pasture renovation techniques at Webb Farm: Larry Armstrong, University of Delaware Webb Farm Manager
Soil Fertility, Plant ID, Bermudagrass establishment: Dr. Richard Taylor, University of Delaware Extension Agronomy Specialist
Weed ID and Weed Control in Pastures: Quintin Johnson, University of Delaware Cooperative Extension
Soil Sampling techniques and How to properly submit your sample: Karen Gartley, University of Delaware Plant and Soil Science Research Manager
Overview of NRCS Programs :Marianne Hardesty, New Castle County NRCS District Conservationist
Mark your Calendar and call (302) 831-2507 to register by Friday, May 30th.