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2018 VFGC Grazing School

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Date April 24, 2018   -   April 25, 2018
Location Shenandoah Valley Agricultural Research & Extension Center, McCormick Farm, Raphine, VA
Registration Required Yes
Fee Description $125 (before April 9) $150 (after April 9)


Designed with beginning and experienced producers in mind, this 2-day, intensive course will teach you everything you need to know to better manage grazing on your farm. Topics include:

  • Basic pasture management
  • Grazing management
  • Designing a rotational grazing system
  • Fencing and watering options
  • Strategies to extend the grazing season
  • Matching forage quality & animal needs
  • Creating a forage budget

You'll also have hands-on opportunities to work with grazing tools, try out fencing materials, and practice allocating pasture to livestock. Then, you can put it all together for your farm by sitting down with instructors on the last day of the school to begin developing your custom grazing plan.

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For more information, please contact: J.B. Daniel, 434-392-4171, ext. 115