Sat, Jun 11

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Vitera Ranch

Prescribed Grazing-Designing a grazing system to meet your goals

Join us for a fun day with like minded ranchers to learn how to build sustainable grazing systems.

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Prescribed Grazing-Designing a grazing system to meet your goals

Time & Location

Jun 11, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Vitera Ranch, 14129 Vitera Sand Rd., Bremond, TX 76629

About the Event

Participants will learn about

  • Establishing stocking rates and grazing periods in a rotational grazing system
  • Improving forage quality & quantity to reduce the need for inputs
  • Practices to enhance water access
  • Improving food & cover for wildlife
  • Working with USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS)
  • Accessing funding through USDA NRCS

Participants will gain hands-on experience determining amount of forage available and establishing grazing periods including livestock numbers, timing, and duation. 

Breakfast, lunch, gatorade, and water will be provided. 

*This workshop is part of a series of workshops hosted in partnership with the Council for Healthy Food Systems and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Participants who attend at least 4 workshops and 1 partnership meeting will be eligible for a $500 participant stipend. 

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