The Greenwood County Cattlemen’s Association has organized a ranch tour in the Madison area for September 5. Those interested should gather at the Madison High School football field by 2:00 p.m. Tour stops will be at the Harold Engle backgrounding facility, Browning Ranch and Davis Ranch. Educational topics will include starting rations, utilization of cover crops, precision agriculture applications, patch burning and grazing, multi-pasture rotation and control methods for brush and invasive plants. The tour concludes with a barbecue dinner at the restored Davis party barn.
To register and learn more about the event, call the Greenwood County extension office at (620) 583-7455. Reservations should be made by August 31.