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Meeting planned to discuss benefits of planting clover

The Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission, along with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service, Oconee River Resource Conservation and Development Council and Pennington Seed will be holding a meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 27, to discuss the benefits of planting clover to improve pasture production.

The meeting will be held at the Morgan County Farm Bureau building outside of Madison. Dennis Chessman of USDA-NRCS and GA Grazing Lands Coalition will be speaking on the topic. This meeting will educate farmers on the benefits of putting clover in their grazing plan and offering instruction for planting a successful crop of clover. The meeting will also highlight the cost-share programs that are available.

This event is free to attend for all interested parties. Registration for the meeting, which includes dinner, is Wednesday. Register by calling the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission Region 4 office at 478-445-5766.