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September 21, 2022

Livestock producers invited to Purdue Fencing School

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Livestock producers are invited to learn about the latest fencing techniques at the Purdue Fencing School. Topics to be covered include basic fence construction and design, including permanent fencing types, brace construction, fence installation, portable fence options, energizer sizing and installation, and Indiana fence laws and regulations.

The Purdue Fencing School will be held at the Southern Indiana Purdue Agriculture Center, 11371 East Purdue Farm Road, Dubois, Ind., on October 8, 2022, from 1-6 p.m. EDT. The fee is $20, which covers materials, publications and refreshments.

The event will include both classroom and field tour instruction to provide hands-on demonstrations and is hosted with assistance from Indiana Farm Bureau, Gallagher Animal Management and Stay-Tuff Fence Manufacturing.

The school provides a valuable opportunity to interact with expert speakers and peers. The school is limited to 30 participants and will be held rain or shine.

Registration forms are due by October 3 and are available online. Checks should be made payable to the Purdue CES Education Fund, c/o Purdue Extension - Dubois County, 1482 Executive Blvd., Jasper, Ind. 47546. For more information, contact Jason Tower at 812-678-4427 or towerj@purdue.edu.  

Media Contact: Abby Leeds, mayer36@purdue.edu 

Source: Kenneth Eck, kjeck@purdue.edu  

Agricultural Communications: 765-494-8415;

Maureen Manier, Department Head, mmanier@purdue.edu

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