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Joint-agency Burn Workshop

February 26 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

The K-State Research and Extension Frontier District will host a school to teach attendees how to plan and conduct a safe and effective prescribed burn of grasslands. Tools needed for burns will also be discussed. The school will be held 9:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 26 at the Neosho County Community College Ottawa Campus. A chili lunch will be available with a donation appreciated to cover costs. Registration is requested by Friday, Feb. 23 to Rod Schaub, K-State agricultural agent specializing in livestock, at 785.828.4438 or rschaub@ksu.edu
Presenters for the school will include Ethan Walker, NRCS range specialist; David Kraft, Kansas Grazing Land Coalition; Justin Harbit, KDWP; and Nathan Griesemer, National Weather Service. Topics these presenters will cover include reasons to burn, weather conditions for burning, equipment needed and planning for and conducting a burn, fire behavior, hazards and precautions, liability, and CRP rules.


Neosho County Community College
900 East Logan St
Ottawa, KS United States
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