The eight-part technical course starts from the important details of how pasture management effects grass growth, works through the nitty-gritty details of successful pasture based farms and finishes with how to get your pastured meat processed and marketed. Each month throughout the grazing season there will be an intensive workshop on a different farm highlighting specific topics while also showcasing the unique elements of each farm in respect to their grazing systems. Each farm will give participant’s a different perspective and insight on how to set up their own grazing systems. Location: Diverse small-scale livestock farms in the Ithaca, NY area. Cost: Full tuition is $280 for the series, $45 per session; tuition support available.
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Earlier Event: September 15Basics of Livestock Slaughter, Techniques & Equipment
Later Event: September 20National Small Farms Conference