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May 7, 2020

Selecting the Right Fence for You

Location

Noble Research Institute
Pavilion
2510 Sam Noble Parkway
Ardmore, OK 73401

Time

8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Registration Fee

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Level 1: Essentials

 

General Overview

In a construction project, the goal is to build it once and be done. This goal also applies to fencing projects. With increased interest in high stock density grazing, it is important to incorporate a degree of flexibility for grazing management.

This field day is for producers interested in new fence construction using the quality fencing materials available today, including fencing to accommodate high stock density grazing. Join us for a day of demonstrating all of the possibilities in fencing. As a bonus, we will be installing a livestock watering system for a managed grazing system.

For anyone interested in seeing further fencing demonstrations, we will depart from the Pavilion at 1 p.m. and travel to Noble Research Institute’s Red River Grazing Facility. This part of the event is optional but open to all participants.

What You Will Learn:
  • The basics of netwire construction
  • The basics of high tensile fence construction
  • How to install a portable (quick connect) livestock watering system
  • About different electric fence materials
How You Will Learn:
  • In-field discussion
  • Hands-on demonstration, weather permitting
  • Q&A
Who Should Attend:
  • Individuals interested in fence construction using netwire fence, high tensile electric and temporary electric fence, or in installation of a portable watering system
What Should You Bring:
  • Weather-appropriate outdoor attire
Related Courses:
  • Understanding the Essentials of Grazing Management
  • Understanding Factors Affecting Calf Prices
  • Introduction to Land Stewardship
  • Designing the Right Livestock Water System
Related Resources:
Guest Speaker(s):
  • Judd Pearce, Territory Manager, Stay Tuff Fencing
  • Robert Fields, Territory Manager, Gallagher
  • Jim Hagerman, Stillwater Milling
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