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last chance to register for cornell rotational grazing skills course this weekend!

This weekend, Friday August 25th - Saturday August 26th CCEE Livestock Educator Jason Detzel is running a 2 day hands on clinic on rotational grazing. Over the course of the weekend you will learn the practical skills necessary for implementing a rotational grazing system on your farm to improve the overall health and efficiency of […]

Posted: August 21 2017
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northern new york: using birdsfoot trefoil for parasite control pasture walk!

Northern New York. Two Pasture Walks in September will provide small livestock producers with a research update on whether grazing heavy stands of birdsfoot trefoil, a forage crop high in condensed tannins, can help reduce often fatal worm loads in sheep and goats in Northern New York. The research funded by the farmer-driven Northern New […]

Posted: September 7 2015
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grazing for restoration

Flemish shepherd breathes life into old practice, and moorland by Toon Lambrechts   SUMMARY: With the help of 200 sheep and a couple of herding dogs, Leen Ricour is helping the former moorlands of a nature reserve in East Flanders recover – one munch at a time.

Posted: August 5 2015
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farmscale permaculture

October 2-5, 2014 Iowa City, IA 52240 Do you want to plan, install, and operate large-scale permaculture systems for maximum resiliency and economic stability?   Ready to learn from international experts in tree crops, keyline design, and multi-species grazing? We’re all in a unique place in history.  Our motivations are clear: live an enjoyable life, […]

Posted: August 12 2014
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the greenhorns are happy to release

OURLAND  Episode 4: Access to Grazing Market demand continues to swell for ethically raised, pasture-based livestock, poultry, eggs and milk. These products fetch a major price premium over the conventional, confinement raised alternative, and present the possibility for small scale producers to make a livelihood. Young graziers are joining the fray to meet that market […]

Posted: March 27 2014
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grazing workshop with jim gerrish

Hudson Valley Young Farmers Coalition, The Greenhorns, and Herondale Farm are proud to announce a grazing workshop with Jim Gerrish!  A more formalized poster/image will follow. Save the date and send us an email ASAP to register. Space is limited. Management-intensive Grazing Shortcourse: One day intensive with Jim Gerrish The workshop will include classroom time […]

Posted: August 14 2012
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grazing newsletter!

This is a GREAT resource, greenhorns.  Download the pdf of the full newsletter HERE. An excerpt is below. Tennessee Grazing Coalition Forage News You Can Use 3.5.2011 Grazing in the Spring and Seeding Clover Greg Brann USDA/NRCS/TN Grazing Specialist This time of year I prefer to stop the grazing rotation, hold livestock back and let […]

Posted: February 8 2012