August 17, 2021

Lost Rivers Grazing Academy

The Lost Rivers Grazing Academy is a 4-day hands-on workshop for livestock operators and their advisers and consults that want to harvest and sell more of the sun’s energy through grazing, improve soil health, reduce erosion, and reduce costs, primarily on irrigated pastures. The Academy was first held in 1994 in the Lost River Valley, […]

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     The event takes place at the family-friendly Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee, VT just off Interstate-91. The conference rate on overnight […]

June 23, 2018

Dave Pratt Profitable Ranching Seminars

There will be three seminars on: Ranching for profit, Cowboy economics, and Hardwork and harmony. The event is $20 to attend one session or $50 for all three. There is a discount for additional ranch members attending. For questions contact Conni French at 406 390 0158 or email

March 23, 2018

Improving the Bottom Line through Integrating Grazing in the Modern Family Dairy

Join farmer Matt Bomgardner, of Blue Mountain View dairy farm, as he discusses the economics and logic behind various management decisions on his third generation dairy farm in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania. Once a primarily confined operation, Matt and his family have worked to incorporate more grazing into their management systems at Blue Mountain View, with […]

August 26, 2013

Figuring the “Marginal Value” on Calf Weights

When you’re raising calves for sale, how do you know if you should feed that supplement, spend time and money on pasture improvements, or make other investments to increase weaning weights? Well, you do a little math. Here’s a calculator that can help!

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