Forage Extension Program
Forage Extension Program

2024 Kentucky Fencing School

2024 Kentucky Fencing School

Spring Fencing School

2024 Kentucky Fencing School

In-Person
Derrickson Agricultural Complex Richardson Arena 25 MSU Farm Drive Morehead, KY 40351

Last Revised: Feb 9th, 2024

Date and Time

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Event Description

 
 

7:30     Registration and Refreshments

8:15     Welcome and Overview of the Day Chris Teutsch, UK

8:30     Fencing Types and Costs - Morgan Hayes, UK

9:00     Fence Construction Basics Eric Miller and Payton Rushing, Stay-Tuff

  • Perimeter fences vs. cross fences
  • Fencing options on rented farms
  • Proper brace construction
  • Line posts and fence construction

9:45     Break – visit with sponsors and presenters

10:15   Electric Fencing Basics - Jeremy McGill, Gallagher

  • Proper energizer selection and grounding
  • Proper high tensile fence construction and wire insulation
  • Electric offset wires for non-electric fences
  • Underground wires and jumper wires

11:00   Innovations in Fencing Technologies - Josh Jackson, UK

  • Wireless fences, fence monitoring, fence mapping

11:30   Overview of Kentucky Fence Law - Clint Quarles, KDA

12:15   Catered Lunch - visit with sponsors and presenters

1:00     Hands-on Fence Building

  • Safety, fence layout, and post driving demo - Jody Watson and Tucker LaForce, ACI
  • H-brace construction - Jeremy McGill, Gallagher & Eric Miller and Payton Rushing, Stay-Tuff
  • Knot tying, splices, and insulator installation - Jeremy McGill, Gallagher & Eric Miller and Payton Rushing, Stay-Tuff
  • Installation of Stay-Tuff Fixed Knot Fence - Eric Miller and Payton Rushing, Stay-Tuff
  • Installation of High Tensile Fencing - Jeremy McGill, Gallagher

4:30     Questions, Survey and Wrap-up

 

Contact Information

1100 Nicholasville Rd. N-222 Ag Science Bldg North Lexington, KY 40546-0091