October 4, 2021

Carbon Markets & Carbon Banks: What Do They Mean For Nebraska Agriculture?

Nebraska farmers and ranchers are becoming more curious about carbon markets, carbon offsets and carbon banking – and some producers are receiving offers for payment now for increasing carbon storage on their farm or ranch. This presentation will be introducing us to carbon markets and carbon banks and how they may affect Nebraska producers. A […]

September 13, 2021

Carbon Sequestration: Government Policy vs Reality – Is there common ground?

This presentation addresses how government policy and farm bills have been influential in the development of NRCS programs. As Congress and the current administration work to introduce legislation and craft programs that are climate and environmentally smart, how do we ensure that they will work for farmers and ranchers? Greg Ibach is the Under Secretary […]

February 3, 2020

The Key to This Ranch’s Successful Grazing Strategy? People!

When we talk about grazing management, we usually think about how to manage livestock, and we think of forage and the soil below it. But there’s one more factor to consider – people – and that’s the key to the success of Bill and Dana Milton. The Miltons raise Angus cattle on 15,000 acres of […]

January 17, 2020

24th Annual Vermont Grazing & Livestock Conference

Join more than 350 farmers and agricultural resource providers from six Northeast states at this perennial winter conference for a cross-section of the region’s livestock production. Preview the conference schedule at https://24thannualvermontgrazingliv2020.sched.com/     The event takes place at the family-friendly Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee, VT just off Interstate-91. The conference rate on overnight […]

June 15, 2019

Management Intensive Grazing Class

Interested in improving your grazing skills or new to Management Intensive Grazing? This class will employ the teachings of Holistic Management along with the techniques of Management Intensive Grazing (MIG) to assist you in improving pasture productivity and raising healthy livestock. Class content will include: • Introduction to Management Intensive Grazing: the how & why […]

April 3, 2019

The Grassfed Exchange 2019 Conference

The Grassfed Exchange Conference is a gathering of regenerative ranchers, dairymen, and sustainable food supporters from across the world who come together to network and exchange ideas. This year, the conference will be held in beautiful Santa Rosa, California from April 3-5. Experience inspiring tours of innovative dairy farms and beef ranches on April 3rd, […]

September 17, 2018

11th Eastern Native Grass Symposium

The 2018 event will feature the latest information from renowned presenters and exhibitors, best management practices and field tours showcasing the progressive use of native grasses and forbs in a host of diverse applications. It all takes place at Erie’s beautiful Bayfront Convention Center on the shores of Lake Erie.

June 26, 2018

The Eastern Red Cedar Story: Management and Markets for Red Cedar Trees

Red Cedar Tree Management and Markets Workshop and Tour If you have Eastern red cedar (Juniperus virginiana) trees in your landscape you may have noticed seedlings growing in areas where you did not plant them.  Eastern red cedar is native to much of the U.S. and can offer protection and food for wildlife.  Birds and […]

July 13, 2015

Putting Dairy Cows Out to Pasture: An Environmental Plus

Editors Note: This article was written by Ann Perry, Agricultural Research Service Information Staff, and comes to us from the ARS’ Agricultural Research Magazine. Every year, a hefty dairy cow tucked away in a snug barn produces more than 20,000 pounds of milk, along with an impressive amount of manure and an array of gases. New modeling work […]

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