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Grant Programs and Financial Options for Farmers and Food Entrepreneurs: Marshfield

Date: September 17, 2019
Location: Marshfield Ag Research Station
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Principles of Managed Grazing on Organic Dairy Farms

Date: September 24, 2019, 9:30am-3:15pm
Location: Random Lake, WI
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Grant Programs and Financial Options for Farmers and Food Entrepreneurs: Iowa County

Date: September 26, 2019
Location: Iowa County Health and Human Services Building, Dodgeville, WI
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Principles of Managed Grazing on Organic Dairy Farms

Date: September 24, 2019, 9:30am-3:15pm

Location: Random Lake, WI

Posted August 2019

Purpose: Learn how to manage paddock size and grazing rotations to meet the organic dairy cow’s nutritional needs.

Please RSVP to Nadia Alber: nalber@wisc.edu or 608-265-6437 by Sept. 9, 2019 if you will attend. This event is free and lunch is provided.

Topics: Feeding the dairy cow on pasture, calculating available forage, and dairy cow rations

Speakers: Thelma Heidel-Baker and Ricky Baker, Dr. Greg Brickner, Mike Gehl

For details, download the event flyer