Grazing Club Tour – Gabe Brown

Title: Grazing Club Tour – Gabe Brown
Location: Gabe Brown Operation
Date: October 20-21, 2015

A special tour day arranged exclusively for the Grazing Clubs. We will spend a full day with Gabe Brown touring his operation (pasture, crops, cover crops, livestock, etc) with lots of time for discussion.

Schedule:

Oct 20: We will leave Brandon (meet at Ducks office – 545 Conservation Drive) at 1:30pm on Tuesday October 20. Will plan to car pool as best as possible. Remember that you will need a current passport.

Oct 21 Agenda: Depending on weather we will spend the morning touring Gabe’s farm. This will include pasture management, crops, cover crops, soil health etc. We will drive a short distance from Gabe’s place to have lunch then spend the afternoon in discussion and further touring if requested. The day is very flexible and we can modify the tour depending on the needs of the group.
Cost: 
$50 US – please have cash. (Gabe charges $950 for the day. The cost of the tour will be divided equally amongst the attendees – expect between $50-100 US).

Register:

You MUST register for this event. Contact Michael Thiele, p: 204-365-6334, e: mthiele@mymts.net.

Hotel:

Wingate Hotel in Bismarck has put aside a block of rooms for Tuesday, October 20. Rate is $119 US. Please call them before Oct 12 to secure your room. Hotel rooms are always at a premium so book soon. Call 701-751-2373. Make sure to say you are part of the Manitoba Grazing Clubs when you book your room. If you want to share a room let me know and I will facilitate the process.

Date: 2015-10-20