Grayson County will host a great new program in April: The Lincoln Trail Area Fencing School. The school will be held on Tuesday, April 9th from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The day will start at the Grayson County Extension Office with breakfast and a full agenda of speakers. Morning topics include an overview of Kentucky fencing laws, fence construction basics, perimeter fences vs. cross fences, fencing options on rented farms, proper brace construction, line posts and fence construction and electric fencing basics and selection, including proper energizer selection and grounding, electric offset wires for non-electric fences, underground wires and jumper wires, high tensile construction and wire-insulation, as well as fencing types and costs. Participants will then travel to the Sam Cain farm in Clarkson to the demonstration site.
The sponsored lunch that is provided will start at 11:30. After the meal, the hands-on fence building will be held until 3:30 p.m. Advanced registration is required by March 26, 2019 and is limited to 30 participants, so call early to register. For more information visit our website at www.graysonext.org, and you’ll find the Lincoln Trail Area Fencing School listed under Quick Links on the bottom left of the page, or you can call the Extension Office at (270) 259-3492. The fencing school is brought to you by the Grayson County Cooperative Extension Service and sponsors Southern States, Cecilian Bank, Grayson County Cattlemen’s Association, Bekaert Fencing, Tru-Test Electric Fence and STOCKade Fencing Staplers.