Events

grazing-school

(tentative date) May 28, 2015 – Pasture Walk at Dan Marsh Grassfed Beef Farm, evening time TBA, Quincy, MI. Contact Jerry Lindquist for details.

(tentative date) June 2, 2015 – Pasture Walk at Terri & Rick Hawbaker Dairy Farm, 7:00 pm, Pewamo, MI. Contact Jerry Lindquist for details.

(tentative date)June 9, 2015 – Kellogg Biological Station Pastureland Birds Tour, 4:00 – 8 pm, Hickory Corners, MI. Contact Misty Klotz for details.

(tentative date) June 22, 2015 – Pasture Walk at Tony Wood’s Grassfed Beef Farm, evening time TBA, Clare, MI. Contact Kable Thurlow for details.

June 24, 2015 – MSU Forage Research Field Day, East Lansing, MI.  This new annual event will feature a field tour of campus-based forage research and updates on research results.  Watch this site for details when available.

(tentative date) July 14, 2015 – Kellogg Biological Station Pastured Dairy Tour & KBS Dairy Award Winning Cheese Tasting, 4:00 – 8 pm, Hickory Corners, MI. Contact Misty Klotz for details.

Aug. 25, 2015 – UPREC Field Day, Chatham, MI.  This field day will showcase forage, beef cattle, malt barley, and horticulture research at MSU’s research and extension center in the Upper Peninsula.  Watch this site for details.

Sept. 16-18, 2015Grassfed Exchange Conference, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.   This is the annual conference of the Grassfed Exchange, a internationally-coordinated group of producers and buyers of grassfed beef cattle genetics.  This year Michigan is honored to host their annual conference with the theme of “Generations of Opportunity: Sun and Water, Sons and Daughters.”  Online registration is here.

Sept. 24-25, 2015 – MSU Grazing School, Kellogg Biological Station, Hickory Corners, MI.  This school will be aimed at beginners to grazing management.  Details to be announced.

(tentative date) Oct. 27, 2015 – Pasture Walk at Michelle & Chad Nicklas Beef Farm Utilizing Multi-Species Cover Crops for Grazing, 6:00 pm, Hersey, MI. Contact Jerry Lindquist for details.

Dec. 13-16, 20156th National Conference on Grazing Lands, Grapevine, Texas.  Meeting of the National Grazing Lands Coalition (formerly called the Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative).

Jan. 10-13, 2016American Forage & Grassland Conference, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Annual meeting of the American Forage & Grassland Council, the parent organization for the Michigan Forage Council.

 

ARCHIVES of Past Conferences