Grazing Field Day set

MUNDYS CORNER – The 2014 Southwest Project Grass Grazing Field Day will be held in Cambria County on May 8.

This is an annual event for Southwest Project Grass, a 14-county organization established to assist farm operators in utilizing and protecting the land, according to its capability for forage production, and to promote improved pasture systems and rotational grazing systems for better forage production, quality, and utilization.

The annual Grazing Field Day exhibits managed grazing systems throughout the 14-county area and provides opportunities for farm operators and the public to see and learn about grazing system management and associated components, such as fencing, water systems, forages, nutrient management and soil conservation.

The 2014 Grazing Field Day will begin in the parking lot of St. John Vianney Church, located one mile south of Route 22 on Route 271, in Mundys Corner. Bus transportation will be provided to travel to two beef operations and one goat operation that use rotational grazing systems.

Lunch and transportation will be provided, but registration is required.

Register by calling the Cambria County Conservation District at 472-2120.

The registration deadline is April 30.