Who Should Attend?
Any producer who wants to take their operation to the next level. This course will examine beef, dairy, small ruminant, pastured pig, and pastured poultry grazing & foraging. Hands-on experience will be heavily emphasized. This is a power-packed three days that will change your perspective on what a pasture based operation can be. Taught by highly experienced and expert practitioners.
What You Will Learn:
Utilize the Six Principles of Soil Health and Three Rules of Adaptive Stewardship
Increase Farm Profitability By Stacking Enterprises
Successfully Market Your Products for Enhanced Net Margins
Produce Nutrient Dense Foods By Advancing Soil Health
Develop A Multi-Species Grazing Model
Adaptively Graze Multi-Species Cover Crops and Perennials
How to Develop a Forage Chain to Feed Multiple Species
Setting up the "grazing wedge" & developing a forage chain
Plant Brix: How to Measure & How To Use
Water systems - wells, surface water, pipelines, pumps, etc.
Paddock construction and layout
“Before & After” grazing observation and evaluation
Soil health evaluation - infiltration, earthworm counts, sniff test, soil aggregate observation, shovel test
Leader/follower grazing"Flerd" grazing (mixed species herds)
Marketing & Sales Skills
Stacked Enterprises: Planning, coordinating, implementing
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Nampa – Idaho Center
4104 E. Flamingo Ave.
Nampa ID. 83687
208-466-4045 Room Block
"Soil Health Academy"