ROCKVILLE, Ind. – A grassland management workshop will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. EDT Oct. 5 at Miller Woods, 3505 E 500 S, Rockville.
If you have USDA Conservation Reserve Program fields or other native warm-season grasses on your property, or you are interested in prescribed fire and other grassland management tools for quail and other wildlife management, then this workshop is for you.
The workshop will cover CRP and Mid-Contract Management options, including herbicide, inter-seeding, and disking, as well as prescribed fire planning, safety, equipment and a demonstration burn (weather permitting).
Cost is $10 and lunch is included. Space is limited and pre-registration is requested by Sept. 27. To register, make checks for $10 payable to Vermillion County Education Fund and mail to: Purdue Extension, 703 W. Park St., Suite 1, Cayuga, IN 47928. For more information, visit tinyurl.com/y29gupmt.
This workshop is sponsored by Parke County SWCD, Purdue Extension, Quail Forever – Wabash Valley Chapter, and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.