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24th Annual Vermont Grazing & Livestock Conference

By   /  January 17, 2020  /    /  No Comments

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 […]

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Western Kentucky Grazing Conference

By   /  October 31, 2019  /    /  No Comments

Kicking the Hay Habit: Optimizing Profitability Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jim Gerrish Agenda for October 31 7:30       Registration Opens (Sponsors and Silent Auction) 8:15      Welcome 8:30      Kicking the Hay Habit – Jim Gerrish, American GrazingLands Services, LLC 9:30      Livestock Genetics for Extended Grazing Systems – Gordon Jones, Red Hill Farms 10:00       Break, Silent Auction […]

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Breeding Matters

By   /  July 7, 2014  /  Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Goats, Horses, Livestock, Pigs, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep  /  Comments Off on Breeding Matters

Like many of us in the business of grass-farming for livestock production, I have been preoccupied by a persistent question; Nature vs. Nurture, Breeding vs. Management, Genetics vs. Environment, all takes on the same dichotomy. Of course the answer is unequivocally, “YES.” The functionality of an animal for our particular purposes is absolutely the sum […]

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Cattle Without Legs?!

By   /  March 3, 2014  /  Grazing Management, Livestock  /  8 Comments

Meg Grzeskiewicz is back with a two part series on genetics and forage for raising great beef. Here’s Part I – Animal Genetics and Management. (Meg’s own legless cattle will be born this coming June!)

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