Grazing Club Workshop

Title: Grazing Club Workshop
Location: St. Viator’s Hall, Dauphin MB
Date: Feb 3, 2015

Details:
“Be a Low-Cost Producer”
St. Viator’s Hall in Dauphin.
10:00am – 3:30pm
$25 per person (lunch included)

Agenda:

Overview of basic financial management
Grow more grass and extend the grazing season
Pasture Management Concepts – over grazing and recovery period
Stock density – benefits of increased stock density
Importance of keeping land covered – value of litter on pasture
Diversity – the power of species diversity
Gross profits on cows – know your cost of production
Anything between a cows mouth and the grass costs money – Keep them together as long as possible
Bale grazing and swath grazing

Instructor:  Blain Hjertaas is a Certified Holistic Management Educator and cow/calf producer from Redvers, SK. Blain uses the holistic model to help guide his decision making. He focuses on three priorities when making decisions on his farm: the health and happiness of the farm family, environmental health of his land and animals, and profit (trying to be a low cost producer).

Download the poster.

Register by February 1.

For further information, contact:
Pam Iwanchysko (204-648-3965) or
Jeff Thiele (204-742-3764)

Provided by Ducks Unlimited & Manitoba Forage & Grassland Association

Date: 2015-02-03