Grazing Workshop with Blain Hjertaas

Title: 2-Day Workshop focusing on Grazing Management Principles
Location: Brandon Research Station
Dates: February 4 and 5, 2016

10:00 a.m. start each day

Registration fee – $75

Instructor – Blaine Hjertaas

Day 1

Grazing principles – Blaine Hjertaas’s personal experience

Grazing charts – fill out sample pasture chart

Day 2

Land planning – thinking it through

Review of grazing principles

Individual grazing planning

The goal of this two-day workshop is each producer leaves with a completed grazing management plan for his or her own farm.

 Blaine Hjertaas is a Certified Holistic Management Educator and producer from Redvers, SK. Blaine 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 least-cost producer).

For more info, contact Michael Thiele at 204-365-6334 or mthiele@mymts.net

Start Date: 2016-02-04
End Date: 2016-02-05