Interested in the whys and hows of raising meat and milk animals on
pasture? Both beginners and experienced farmers can learn more about
producing and marketing grass-fed products at this year's grazing
conference, Grass-Fed: From Pasture to Plate, March 8 at
Man Inn in Plymouth.
daylong event will feature two nationally known grazing experts: Jim
Gerrish, author of Management-intensive Grazing and
columnist for the Stockman-Grass Farmer, and Sarah Flack, a grazing
specialist and organic farmer from Vermont.
will deliver the keynote address on the topic of Yeah, but that
will never work on my place! also lead two workshops: Stock
Density-the Most Powerful Tool in the Grazier's Toolbox and
Extending the Grazing Season for More Money in Your Pocket.
Flack will conduct a two-part workshop on Getting Started with
Managed Intensive Grazing.
afternoon sessions will focus on marketing grass-fed products.
Featured speakers include grass farmers Ridge Shinn, Matt & Beth
LeClair, Jim & Adele Hayes, and Ed Jackson.
Conference sponsors: Granite State Graziers,
Natural Resources Conservation Service and UNH Cooperative
conference brochure containing full conference schedule and
speaker bios. (Requires
Register for the conference online.