Registration is now being accepted for the eighth annual Eastern Kansas Grazing School in Lawrence.

The event is a hands-on school for Management intensive Grazing (MiG) for beginning and experienced grazers. It provides a combination of hands-on activities, as well as classroom activities and demonstrations in the field.

Topics to be covered include: Art and Science of Grazing, Plant Basics, Grazing Arithmetic, Farm Visit Pasture Allocation, Animal Behavior and Interaction, Weed & Brush Control, Resource Inventory, Stocking Rate, and Watering.

Day two will include: Fencing, Pasture Allocation and Field Exercises, Economics of Grazing, Layout and Design, and will wrap up with a question-and-answer session.

The event, capped at 35 farms, is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration is $60 for the first person from each farm and includes lunches, snacks and handouts. Additional members of the same farm are $30 and includes lunches and snacks.

For more information contact Roberta Wyckoff at or 785-843-7058. To register online, visit

For a printable registration form, go online to the Douglas County Extension website at