LARNED — K-State Research and Extension is teaming up with the USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service and Farm Service Agency, and the Pawnee County Conservation District to host a Prescribed Burn Workshop on Jan. 10.
The workshop, designed for anyone interested in conducting a safe prescribed burn, will be from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the J.A. Haas Exhibit Building at 400 E. 18th St. in Larned.
Presentations will include: reasons for burning; notification, regulations and permits; weather; liability, using a burn contractor and burning assistance; equipment, hazards and firebreaks; and planning and conducting a prescribed burn.
A $10 fee includes workshop materials and lunch and can be paid at the door.
Organizers ask, however, that participants register by Jan. 4 by contacting the K-State Research and Extension Pawnee County office at (620) 285-6901 or email rwallace@ksu.edu to ensure that enough materials and meals are available.