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Fencing Field Day - 2018

New UGA Workshop Brings Focus to Fencing Options

The UGA Forage Team is debuting a new workshop focusing on updated fencing options for producers. This field day will be held February 28, 2018 at the Black Shank Farm and Pavilion on the UGA-Tifton campus (directions). The program will begin at 9:30 a.m. and will conclude at approximately 4 p.m.

The Fencing Field Day is a hands-on learning opportunity to give producers of all experience levels an opportunity to discover new fencing tools that could benefit their production systems. Attendees will have the chance to "learn by doing" from members of the UGA Forage Team and industry professionals.

Topics covered in-depth include:

  • Post selection, spacing, and bracing
  • Fencing types and wire selection
  • Designing an electric fence system
  • Fastener types and matching with fence design
  • Selecting, hanging, and bracing for gates
  • Selecting and installing fence charger/energizers
  • Water trough selection and specifications

Cost to attend for producers is $10 and will include lunch. Register for this event by contacting Cathy Felton at 706-310-3464. The registration deadline is February 1. Click here for the tentative agenda.

Check back for additional details soon!