Register Now: NCAT Beginning Livestock Workshop

Register Now: NCAT Beginning Livestock Workshop

Join NCAT for a one-day beginning livestock workshop at beautiful Wholly Cow Farms in Judsonia, Arkansas. NCAT Southeast Regional Director Margo Hale and NCAT Livestock Specialist Linda Coffey will teach sessions on business planning, marketing, and sustainable livestock production.

Farmer Ryan Pace will lead a tour of the farm and share his experiences raising organic grass-fed beef. He will also discuss his rotational grazing and forage management systems.

Other topics will include hog production and an introduction to USDA programs. Attendees will receive complimentary resource materials, including books and ATTRA Sustainable Agriculture publications.

The workshop will take place on Friday, October 4, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Wholly Cow Farms is located at 615 Graham Rd. in Judsonia.

The workshop is free, but participants must register in advance. Attendance is limited to 35. Lunch will be provided. Register online at https://www.ncat.org/events/.

For more information about the beginning livestock workshop, contact Margo at margoh@ncat.org or 479-442-9824.

Support for this project comes from the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA, Grant # 2017-70017-26836.

livestock on green pastureAdditional Resources

Visit the ATTRA Sustainable Agriculture website’s Livestock and Pasture section for publications and videos on soil health, pasture and grazing management, feeds, forages, integrating livestock and crops, and more. Margo, Linda, and NCAT’s other agriculture specialists can also answer your questions directly! Call 1-800-346-9140 or email askanag@ncat.org.

 

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