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Grazier's Grassroots of Grazing School, Dallas, TX January 24 - 25, 2023

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GRAZIER'S GRASSROOTS OF GRAZING SCHOOL

Tuesday, January 24 - Wednesday, January 25, 2023

 Dallas, TX

Taught by
Jim Gerrish, the author of Management Intensive Grazing and Kick the Hay Habit

 A major emphasis of this school is the correct sequence of implementing grazing technology so that is "pays for itself". Develop a profitable operation from the grassroots taught by the grazier who wrote the books, Management Intensive Grazing and Kick the Hay Habit.

Block 1: HAVING A PLAN

  1. Setting goals for your farm or ranch
  2. What's your carrying capacity?
  3. Planning for year-around grazing
  4. Pasture inventory and monitoring

Block 2: GRAZING BASICS

  1. Building a better solar panel
  2. Balancing rest and use
  3. Keeping animal performance high
  4. Using stock density effectively

Block 3: GRAZING CELL DESIGN

  1. Fixed vs. flexible cell designs
  2. Planning stock water systems
  3. Proven electric fence tools & techniques
  4. Keeping infrastructure cost down

Block 4:  YEAR-AROUND GRAZING

  1. Matching livestock and forage production cycles
  2. Stockpiling winter feed
  3. Annual pastures
  4. Effectively using winter pastures

 

YOU WILL LEARN

  • How to manage a variable stocking rate
  • How to stock your farm or ranch at the right level 
  • How to use a pasture inventory and grazing wedge
  • How to maximize solar energy capture
  • The importance of post-grazing residual
  • When and how long to allow pastures to recover
  • How to keep forage intake and an animal performance high
  • Why stock density is the most powerful tool in your toolbox
  • How to determine the appropriate stock density
  • Avoid costly mistakes in grazing cell construction
  • How much water does a cow or sheep need
  • How to plan your grazing cell
  • How to match animal and forage production cycles
  • How and what to stockpile for winter grazing
  • How to get the most out of annual pastures
  • How to keep grazing through summer and winter 

This Grazier’s Grassroots of Grazing School is limited to only 30 people. The tuition is $600. Upon registration, you will receive hotel information with your confirmation letter.

The tuition does not include lodging or meals. The Grazier’s Grassroots of Grazing School will begin at 8:00 AM on Tuesday, January 24 and end at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, January 25, 2023.

Refund Policy: There will be no refund issued with less than 14 days notice before the event. 

For more information you can contact The Stockman Grass Farmer at 800-748-9808 or 601-853-1861.

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