Upcoming Events

February 26, 2020

Flint Hills Burn School. 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, February 26, 2020, Hamilton Community Building, Hamilton, Lindsay Shorter, 620-583-7455, lindsayshorter@ksu.edu

February 27, 2020

This is a free event. RSVP to Ashlee Wood at 620-276-8286 or email her at awood22@ksu.edu.


2020 KSU Prescribed Burn Workshops

Date Location Address Time Contact
March 4 Phillipsburg 4-H Building 10 a.m. James Sweat
785-282-6041 Ext 112
March 5 Fredonia Wilson County Old Iron Club 11:30 a.m Pam Walker
pamela.walker@ksnacdnet.netAdaven Scronce

Each workshop normally lasts about 5 hours. There may be a charge for materials and lunch. Please contact the person listed in the table below to ask about charges and to get registered. These workshops bring together presenters from state and federal agencies, including the Kansas Dept. of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism, Kansas Forest Service, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Farm Service Agency, Great Plains Fire Science Exchange, county conservation districts, local fire departments and emergency management staff, and Kansas State University.

The smoke dispersal model should be active starting March 1, 2020 (see https://www.ksfire.org/).

Kansas Grazing Lands Coalition Grazing Call

Join other grazers from across the state of Kansas in a telephone conversation with grazing management experts Barry Barber, Gary Kilgore and Keith Harmoney on the second Monday of each month, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm. 

Who should participate?   Farmers, ranchers and educators. Anyone who is interested in grazing!

What’s the benefit to me?  This is an opportunity to learn how you can use complementary forages to extend your grazing season, gain management tips and explore ideas to improve profitability while you responsibly manage your natural resources.

How do I participate in the call?  Dial: 1-877-304-5632; Enter: 300 346 2424#

July 8-9, 2020

AFGC Annual Conference Coming to Kansas in 2022!

Wichita, KS will be the site of the 2022 American Forage and Grassland Council (AFGC) Annual Conference, so mark your calendars for January 9-12, 2022. To learn more about this conference, check out this YouTube video, which provides a great summary of the recently concluded 2020 conference.

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