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WFU: 20th Annual Grazing Conference

January 12, 2012 - January 13, 2012

Abe Collins: Plan to come early! On Thursday, Abe Collins, Director of New Soil Quantum, will be here for two sessions, one for beginning graziers and another for advanced graziers that includes practical strategies for increasing soil health and productivity-Keyline Soil Formation, Planned Grazing, Cocktail Cover Cropping and more!

Thursday, January 12

1:00-2:30 PM
Getting Started I: If I Knew Then What I Know Now….
co-presenter Bill Kolodziej

 

3:00-4:30 PM
Strategies for Accelerating Soil Formation: Lessons Learned on the Farm

 

Dr. Donald Huber: You’ve heard the rumors, now come and hear him for yourself! Dr. Huber’s work on the impact of glyphosate on soil life, plants, and animals is causing a stir in agriculture. What Huber’s research reveals may confirm your management choices or change the way you farm forever…  We guarantee it will give you something to think about!

Friday January 13

1:30-3:00 and 3:30-5:00 PM

Understanding Glyphosate
Sessions will be repeated Saturday, January 14

 

 

Joel Salatin: “Folks, This Ain’t Normal!” With good humor, pragmatism and uncommon insight, Salatin will share innovative ideas on everything from feeding the soil to relearning culinary arts to extending the season as a way to restore normalcy in our relationship with the planet and one another. Join us for Saturday brunch with Salatin!

 

Saturday, January 14

9:00-10:30 AM

Multi-species Marketing… co-presenter Kara Berlage

 

Noon-1:00 PM

Folks, This Ain’t Normal

Book-signing to follow.

 

 

For more information and to pre-register, visit  www.grassworks.org or contact

Lanice Szomi,
Grazing Conference Planner

PO Box 65, Medford, WI 54451
(715)965-8324
(715)748-4836 Fax   Grazingrocks@gmail.com

Details

Start:
January 12, 2012
End:
January 13, 2012
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Venue

The Patriot Center
Phone:
(715) 355-0011
10101 Market St, Rothschild, WI 54474 United States
Website:
http://thepatriotwausau.com/

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