The Northeast Grazing and Livestock Conference




Event Details

Date

January 20 - January 21, 2023

Location

Virtual

Host

Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Program

Rachel Moody
518-649-0267



January 20 & 21, 2023, The Northeast Grazing and Livestock Conference

The Northeast Grazing and Livestock Conference is being presented virtually.

 

Register: https://NEGrazingConference2023.eventbrite.com

 

More information: https://www.negrazingnetwork.com/2023northeastgrazingconference/

 

New this year, Northeast grazing-focused organizations, including Maine Grass Farmers Network, Granite State Grazers, The Livestock Institute, Vermont Grass Farmers Association and the Cornell Cooperative Extension Capital Agriculture & Horticulture Program (hosts of Winter Greenup NY), are hosting a region-wide grazing conference.

 

The 2023 Northeast Grazing and Livestock Conference is the largest of its kind in New England, gathering over 300 participants from the northeast for two days of networking and educational workshops. Dr. Allen Williams will keynote the conference with a two-hour discussion on adaptive grazing. Additional programming will feature peer to peer farmer networking and practical implementation of managed grazing practices.

 

AGENDA

Friday, January 20th

  • Keynote - Dr. Allen Williams
  • Meat End Product Quality - moderated by Dr. Joe Emenheiser
  • Holistic Management & Farm Life Balance - moderated by Jenn Colby
  • A Look at the Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship Program in New England - moderated by Dr. Glenda Pereira and Mary Ellen Franklin
  • Grazing Across the Northeast: A Regional Approach (Introducing NEGN Partners) - moderated by Alex Gulachenski


Saturday, January 21st

  • Coffee Chat with Troy Bishopp and Brian Maloney Principles of Grazing - 101 - Taught by Daimon Meeh
  • 50 Shades of Graze - Shade Management moderated by Steve Gabriel
  • Forage Biodiversity - moderated by Dr. Heather Darby
  • Calving and Lambing on Pasture - moderated by Jennie Kapszukiewicz

 

List of Organizing Partners:

Co-Hosts/Organizers:

 

Technical Service Provider Partners:

  • UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture
  • University of Maine Extension
  • University of Connecticut Extension
  • Tri-State NE-SARE
  • New Hampshire NRCS

 

Supporters:

  • The Northeast Grazing and Livestock Conferences is generously supported by the Cedar Tree Foundation and their regenerative grazing initiative.
  • Facebook or Instagram Post: (#2023negrazingconference)



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