Agriculture

Whether you:

  • Own or lease land for ranching, farming, and/or hunting,
  • Have a garden of any size,
  • Or are raising chickens in your backyard

We can help you further your success at no cost to you.

Our partnership with OSU Extension allows us to bring relevant, timely workshops right to you. Visit our calendar for class dates and times on a variety of topics such as:

Gardening

Our beginning gardening course covers the basics of:

  • Site Selection
  • Soil Testing and Amendments
  • Garden Layout
  • Plant Pairing
  • Watering Systems
  • Additional Requirements

Livestock Health & Nutrition

Seminars focusing on livestock health and nutrition cover a wide variety of animal husbandry practices.

  • General care
  • Nutrition
  • Parasite Control
  • Vaccinations

Some seminars cover multiple livestock species, while others focus solely on a single animal such as: goats, cattle, poultry, or other requested livestock.

BASIC Beekeeping

Begins April 10, 2021

The basic beekeeping course walks you through the fundamentals of beekeeping. You’ll learn:

  • Management Practices
  • Health Requirements
  • Equipment
  • Build Your Own Hive

Managing for Wildlife

Wildlife seminars explore deer, quail, turkey, and other wildlife survival needs. Learn how to dual purpose your farm and/or ranch creating a healthy habitat for the wildlife population. You’ll leave prepared for the next hunting season or excited to watch and enjoy nature’s beauty.


Pond Management

As one of our most popular courses, this seminar offers landowners an opportunity to have all their pond questions answered. We cover the fundamentals:

  • Common Pond Plants
  • Fish Stocking and Rates
  • Livestock Needs
  • Pond Construction
  • Pond Placement
  • Recreational Purposes
  • Signs of Trouble

Rangeland Management

Healthy soils produce healthy forage vital for livestock and wildlife to thrive. Management practices include:

  • Fertilizer
  • Herbicides
  • Mechanical Treatments
  • Native Grasses Vs. Introduced Grasses
  • Pesticides
  • Prescribed Burn

Retail Meats

What is your favorite cut of meat and why? Gain the tools you need to make informed decisions at the grocery store meat counter and giving processing instructions to the butcher.

From your favorite meats:

  • Beef
  • Chicken
  • Pork
  • Lamb

You will learn:

  • Cuts of Meat
  • Best Uses
  • Tips for Preparation

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