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K-State Research and Extension
123 Umberger Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-3401

February 14, 2017

Great Plains Grazing Offers Webinar on Prescribed Burning Basics

Submitted by Amber Campbell

Prescribed burning is an important rangeland management tool used in Kansas. Walt Fick, Professor and Extension Rangeland Management specialist, will present “Prescribed Burning Basics,” a free webinar at 1:30 p.m. (CT) on Thursday, February 16, 2017. The webinar is open to anyone interested in gaining a better understanding of the costs and benefits of potential cover crop mixtures within a forage system.

Participants will become informed on material presented at the joint agency Prescribed Burning Workshops in Kansas including:

  • Reasons for burning
  • Regulations, liability, and smoke management
  • Weather impacts and sources of information
  • Fuels, fire types, and behavior
  • Burn plans and conducting a prescribed burn

To register for the webinar: https://ksu.zoom.us/meeting/register/d10f04b6e106581dcde7dc3c8da9331e.

Great Plains Grazing is made possible by a U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agriculture and Food Research Initiative-Coordinated Agricultural Project (USDA-AFRI-CAP) grant. Its webinar series aims to provide research-based information, and is targeted for producers and Extension agents. Previous webinars are archived and available for viewing on the Great Plains Grazing website at www.greatplainsgrazing.org.