University of Vermont

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Summer Grazing School

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Description: Cornucopia Farms, Bethel, VT

COST: $15 NOFA & VGFA members, $30 non-members

Learn the fundamentals for setting up or improving your grazing system. Using practical examples, NOFA-VT Farm Advisor Sarah Flack will discuss how to boost pasture productivity and quality through thoughtful management. We’ll cover identifying forage species and weeds, choosing the right stocking density and grazing method, fencing and watering systems, pasture design and layout, calculating dry matter intake, and more.

About the Presenter: Sarah Flack has a diverse background in sustainable agriculture, which includes both on-farm and academic experience. She is nationally known for her public speaking, workshops, books and numerous articles on a range of agricultural topics. Sarah has been an independent organic inspector since the mid 1990's, and she has helped many farms successfully convert to new farming systems.

CONTACT: Register at www.surveymonkey.com/s/V6T2YPD or contact info@nofavt.org or 802-434-4122 for more information.

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