The Public is Invited to Attend

North Dakota State University

Central Grasslands Research Extension Center’s

24th Annual Field Tour


Wednesday, June 15, 2005, AT 6:00 P.M.


Four miles north of Streeter, or 11 miles south of I-94 on Highway 30, take 48th Street and drive 5 miles west to 48th Ave and ¼ mile south. The tour will start at the office near the livestock unit.

TOUR PROGRAM: 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. Approximately


     Introductions and Welcome

Mr. Paul E. Nyren, Director, CGREC


      Update From ND Agricultural Experiment Station

Dr. Ken Grafton, Director, ND Ag Experiment Station


      How Grazing Management Can Improve Forage Production in Times of Drought
Dr. Jimmy Richardson, NDSU Soil Science Department


     Introduction to New Range-Extension Program: Development of a Whole

        Enterprise Management System and Range Monitoring Network

       Amanda Blakley, Range/Natural Resources Extension Specialist, CGREC


      North Dakota Private Grazing Land Coalition Producer Panel:

       Increasing profitability and sustainability in the following areas:

            Grazing Expired CRP Acreages

            Range Monitoring

            Grazing Economics

            Drought Planning

            Conservation Security Program

       Gene Goven, Gabe Brown, Ken Miller, Darell Evanson and Jeff Printz


      Free Roast Beef Supper & Door Prizes

       Streeter Memorial Hall for Tour Participants after the Tour

       Compliments of Central Grasslands Research Extension Center

NDSU Central Grasslands Research Extension Center
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