Keeping Water in our Soil: Uplands Watershed Group Farm Tour and Farmer-Fisherman Lunch

Date: July 27, 2018, 9:20am
Location: Spring Green, WI

Silvopasture Workshop

Date: August 3-4, 2018
Location: Spring Grove, MN and Coon Valley, WI

Dairy Heifer Grazing Farms Bus Tour

Date: August 8, 2018, 9:30am-6:30pm
Location: Tour begins in Madison

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West Central Wisconsin Grazing Conference

Date: March 17, 2017, 10am-4pm

Location: Grand Occasions Ballroom, Osseo, WI

Posted March 2017

Join The River Country Grazing Network for a day of learning from innovative farmers, researchers, and advisors in the grazing field.

There will be plenty of great knowledge shared to ensure that your grazing farm can be a success on many levels. The conference aims to motivate all graziers to achieve even greater levels of economic and environmental success while benefiting their families and community in the process. There will be opportunities for questions and discussion, as well as a trade show with a grazing focus.

Featured speakers include:

  • Paul Dietmann: Emerging Markets Specialist, Badgerland Financial
  • Tom Kreigl: Retired, UW-Extension & Center for Dairy Profitability
  • Dr. Erin Silva: Organic Production Specialist, UW-Madison
  • Cheyenne Christianson: Organic Dairy Farmer & Author, Chetek WI

More information:
West Central Wisconsin Grazing Conference information and registration form
Online registration