Discover Native Warm-Season Forages on June 16, 2018

Christine Gelley, Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, Noble County, OSU Extension

Learn about warm-season forages and enjoy a tour of the Hopeton Earthworks site

On Saturday, June 16, 2018, the National Park Service will host a collaborative program called “Discover Native Warm-Season Forages” from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Hopewell Culture National Historical Park (Mound City Group Visitor Center:16062 State Route 104 Chillicothe, OH 4560).

This free event is a combined effort of the National Park Service, The Ohio State University, Ohio Division of Wildlife, Ohio Forage and Grasslands Council, Pheasants Forever, Inc. and Quail Forever to share information about the versatility of native warm-season forages for conservation, wildlife, and livestock production.

From 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. an optional tour of the Hopeton Earthworks site (pictured above) will be offered as well.

Attendance RSVPs are requested for submission by Friday, June 8. Noble County Extension is the contact point for registration information. Call 740-732-5681 for more details.