Nutrition’s Role in Sustainable Livestock Production Practices 2019
A new workshop series on pasture management and infrastructure and the nutritional needs of livestock raised on pasture
Monday, February 11, 2019 8:30 am to 1 pm
(Snow Date: February 13, 2019)
Improving existing pastures and establishing new pasture
Topics: Pasture plants, soil, existing pasture care, reseeding new pasture
Monday, March 11, 2019 8:30 am to 1 pm
(Snow Date: March 13, 2019)
Properly managing your existing pasture
Topics: Grazing management, forage calculations, pasture design and infrastructure
Monday, April 29, 2019 8:30 am to 1 pm
Nutritional management of pasture raised animals
Topics: Pasturing versus confinement systems, nutritional challenges of raising animals on pasture, multi species grazing, forage quality
A certificate of participation from University of Connecticut Extension will be awarded to each person who completes the three classroom workshops and at least one of the field workshops.
Winter weather policy: February and March workshops each have a designated Snow Date. In the event of inclement weather those registered will receive an email by 5 pm of the previous day. Changes will also be posted on our website.