Free Oklahoma Workshops on Composting and Rainwater Harvesting
STILLWATER, Oklahoma -- Oklahoma State University Extension, in partnership with the Oklahoma Conservation Commission, Langston University, Anichini-Moore Ranch & Farm, Train Creek Ranch, and the Southern Risk Management Education Center, will hold a series of composting and rainwater harvesting workshops in April and May.
Participants will learn how composting and rainwater harvesting can help improve production, as well as develop a risk management plan. The workshops are free and lunch is provided.
Workshop sites include Dewey County Fairgrounds in Taloga on April 14; Okeene Community Building in Okeene on April 28; Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Woodward on May 12; and Custer County Fairgrounds in Clinton on June 2.
The Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program will be exhibiting at the May 12 event, as well as providing a presentation on grant opportunities and sustainable agriculture resources.
The workshops will include a risk assessment lecture and exercise, in addition to farm tours of a cattle shade/watering system at Trail Creek Ranch in Taloga and a large-scale rainwater harvesting structure at Anichini-Moore Ranch & Farm in Woodward.
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The register for any of the workshops, contact Jeri Fleming at 405-744-8395 or e-mail email@example.com.
Published by the Southern Region of the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program. Funded by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), Southern SARE operates under cooperative agreements with the University of Georgia, Fort Valley State University, and the Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture to offer competitive grants to advance sustainable agriculture in America's Southern region.