Equine Environmental Stewardship Short Course

Equine

The Equine Environmental Stewardship Short Course is an exciting four evening workshop that provides in-depth instruction on pasture and farm management. This workshop will be offered in two locations at once; there will be one live presentation and one webinar presentation at each location each night.

  • When

  • Wed., Oct. 4, 11, 25 & Nov. 1, 2017
    (6:00 - 9:00 PM)
    Class will not be held on Wed., Oct., 18, 2017.

  • Where

  • Penn State Extension Lehigh County
    4184 Dorney Park Rd.
    Allentown, PA 18104

Are you a horse farm owner or manager who wants to do right by your horses and the environment? Or maybe you have plans to start a new farm and want to do things right the first time?

This four-night short course will prepare participants to manage their pastures and grazing, soil fertility, weeds, and manure in an environmentally friendly manner.

To Be Covered

  • Forage Biology
  • Forage Species
  • Grazing Management
  • Pasture Renovation
  • Weed & Toxic Plant Management
  • Soil Health & Fertility
  • Fencing
  • Manure Risks and Benefits

Who Should Attend?

You should if you . . .

  • . . . are considering the purchase of a horse or horse farm.
  • . . . currently own a horse.
  • . . . manage horses for others.
  • . . . work with horse farm owners.

 

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