Clean Water Action Council of Northeast Wisconsin, with support from the Wisconsin Coastal Management Program and NOAA, is hosting a one-day workshop Thursday (Dec. 6) designed to provide dairy and beef farmers with the information needed to consider managed grazing as a way to improve profits and reduce workloads, while protecting water resources.

The “Improving Your Farm’s Bottom Line with Managed Grazing” workshop, free for pre-registered users or $10 at the door as space allows, is aimed at farmers, landowners and other interested persons. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., with programs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the 1965 Room of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay University Union.

Sessions include:

+ “Making the Transition to Managed Grazing” with Organic Valley producer Mike Polich

+ “The Economic Competiveness of Managed Grazing for Dairying” with retired farm financial analyst Tom Kriegl

+ “USDA/NRCS Financial and Technical Assistance Available for Grazing” with soil conservationist Julia Hager

+ “Decision Making Tools for Managed Grazing” with ag researcher and educator for UW Discovery Farms Aaron Pape

Buffet lunch provided by CWAC.

Register by indicating your interest with an email to contact@cleanwateractioncouncil.org or leaving a message at 920-421-8885.

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