University of Kentucky (UK) Cooperative Extension Service and UK Ag Equine Programs will host Pastures Please!! at 6 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Fayette County Extension office on Red Mile Road in Lexington. The public is invited to this free annual event, particularly horse owners and farm managers interested in the latest information about horse pasture management.

This year’s program will feature topics on stewardship when applying herbicides for weed control, how to “start over” and completely re-establish pastures, and plants that are poisonous to horses.

A few Central Kentucky extension agents launched the annual educational program in 2007 to provide timely and practical information for area horse owners. It has expanded and now includes participation from Bourbon, Clark, Fayette, Jefferson, Jessamine, Scott, and Woodford counties. Each year a different county hosts the event.

Those interested in attending should RSVP to UK at 859/257-2226 or

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