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MOB Grazing Tour: 5 Farms, Endless Information (Stop 1: Van Hulzen Farms)

August 9, 2011 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Van Hulzens are in their second year of a MOB grazing operation for stocker cattle. They successfully graze 100 stockers per acre using temporary fences and moving water with the cattle. The cattle are purchased in spring and rotated daily until sold in the fall. Speakers will include farmer Kraig Van Hulzen; Kevin Funni, NRCS district conservationist, Oskalooska; and Jess Jackson, NRCS grassland specialist.

Discussion Topics:
-Mob grazing stockers
-Forage selection and reaction to MOB grazing
-Moving water troughs
-Minerals, lessons learned and more

Lunch will be served at the end of this stop.

Details

Date:
August 9, 2011
Time:
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Venue

Van Hulzen Farms
240th Street, Rose Hill, IA 52586 United States

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