The next Tailgate Talk will be Aug. 21 in Jackson County

The latest Tailgate Talk is scheduled for Aug. 21 for the Meadowlark Extension District. The focus of this talk, will be water and fencing, two of the most limiting factors in grazing animals. The event will be held at the Charles and Paul Kennedy farms located in the western part of Jackson County, and hosted by Luke Kennedy.

Will Boyer, Kansas State University water quality specialist, will discuss livestock water systems and the many options available besides stock ponds. Boyer works out of Manhattan, Kansas, and covers 17 counties within the northeast Kansas watersheds.

Rod Schaub is the Frontier District livestock agent and a founding member of the Eastern Kansas Grazing school committee. Schaub also does rotational grazing on his own land and has an arsenal of the latest fencing tools and gadgets to show producers.

The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with a light meal, sponsored by the Jackson County Conservation District.

In order to plan enough meals, please RSVP by August 17 to 785-364-4125 or email [email protected].

This program is open to any interested persons.