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Making Hay from Seeding to Harvest Workshop - April 3rd

Are you interested in learning more about hay production? The Hardin County OSU Extension office is having a workshop titled ‘Making Hay: From Seeding to Harvesting’ on April 3 from 6:30-9:00 pm. The location of the Extension office is 1021 W Lima Street, Suite 103 in Kenton. Topics taught during this program will include seed selection, soil preparation, planting, monitoring, growth stages, harvest steps, dry-down, bale sizes, storage tips, quality hay, nutritional content and market value.

The instructor for the workshop will be Jason Hartschuh, Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Educator from Crawford County. Each person who attends the Hay Making Workshop will receive a Forage Field Guide to use as a reference for producing hay and other forages on their farm. Producers who would benefit from attending this program include those who raise beef, dairy, sheep, goats and those who raise or keep horses. Also, those who produce and sell hay as a business will gain knowledge about practices to increase their profitability through production and marketing best practices.

The cost to attend this workshop is $15, which includes the program, field guide, and refreshments. Please call the Hardin County Extension office at 419-674-2297 or email by March 27 to register if interested in attending.

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