Grazing School, Archie

The Cass County and Johnson County Soil & Water Conservation Districts, in coordination with the University of Missouri Outreach & Extension and USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, is holding a Regional Grazing School in Archie, Missouri.  The school is open to all interested livestock producers.  The event, scheduled for August 2-4, 2022, will be held at the Archie Community Center in Archie, MO.  The address is 34800 S Butcher Rd, Archie, MO 64725.  Cost for the school is $150 per person ($100 for each additional person), which covers meals, facility rental and material costs. 

Topics covered by the grazing school include Inventorying Farm Resources, Soils, Plant Growth and Species, Grazing Basics, Livestock Water, Fencing, Forage Quality, Extending the Grazing Season, Layout and Design of Grazing Systems, Pasture Fertility, Economics of Grazing and others.  This school will meet the requirement of grazing school attendance through some SWCD cost-share programs and will include both classroom and in-the-field discussion.  There will be farm visits to view existing rotational grazing systems two days during the school. 

For additional information or to register for the school, please contact Paul King at the Cass County Soil & Water Conservation District office at 816-884-3391, x3 or James Watterson at 660-747-8200, x3.