Terracing Field Day Set for Aug. 27

Barton County hosting event to help farmers update terraces.

Farmers in north-central or northeast Kansas will get a chance for an update on building and maintaining terraces on Aug. 27 when Barton County extension puts on a terracing field day.

Agent Rick Snell says it is the first field day on terraces in several years and he hopes to have several different pieces of equipment in the field.

Agronomists and agricultural engineers from K-State will be showing the proper channel depth and shape for terracing. Barton County Conservation District and the Natural Resources Conservation Service will also participate.

The event begins at 5:30 p.m. and a supper will e served. Those who wish to attend should contact Snell at 620-793-1910.

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