University of Vermont

Vermont New Farmer Project Vermont New Farmer Project

Calendar Event

Grass-Based Dairy Management (NOFA-NY event)

Oct 13, 2017
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Autumn Valley Farm, 1644 County Highway 39, Worchester, NY

COST: $15 per individual, or $25 per farm

Interested in transitioning to grass-based milk production or looking to find out more about fine tuning your pasture management? Join NOFA-NY and Maple Hill Creamery as we learn more on grass-fed organic cow health, breeding, grazing and feed production. Tom McGrath will sharehis success with restoring depleted pastures through bale grazing, chicken manure and lime applications. Tour Autumn Valley Farm and hear from Tomas he shares his experiences in producing quality feed to meet your herd's nutritional needs in a grass-based system. Tom will also share his thoughts on dairy genetics and inline breeding with the group.

CONTACT: See more information at https://www.nofany.org/events-news/events/2017-on-farm-field-days, and register at http://www.cvent.com/events/2017-field-days/event-summary-f1a5717269c346c794fd2bd8517e1c6f.aspx