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Good Grazing Practices with Sarah Flack
March 29, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm$10 – $15
Berkshire Grown is hosting another set of online Winter Workshops in 2022. The series runs from late January through March. All workshops are remote, presented on the Zoom platform. Advance registration required. Zoom links to the workshops will be emailed the day before for each workshop. To register for one or more of the workshops, scroll to the bottom of this page. For more information, contact Jordan Archey, Program Manager for Business Members, at email@example.com
with Sarah Flack
Tuesday, March 29th, 2022
5:00 – 6:30pm
$10 members/$15 non-members
This workshop will cover the basic principles of good grazing management systems, first from the perspective of the plants, and then from the perspective of the livestock. We will discuss how to monitor pastures and animals in order to maximize dry matter intake from pasture and use grazing to improve pasture quality and productivity. We will discuss how to use different stocking densities, pre and post grazing heights, length of rest periods, different plant species to improve pasture and strategies to maximize dry matter intake from pasture. With the use photos of pastures, sheep, goats and cows to talk about how to observe and monitor pastures and cattle to better understand if grazing systems are working the way they should.