2017 Grazing School
This school is full.
The 2017 Grazing School will be held on April 25 & 26, 2017 at the Shenandoah Valley Agricultural Research & Extension Center, McCormick Farm, Raphine, VA. Space is limited to 25.
Designed with beginning and experienced producers in mind, this 2-day, intensive course will teach you everything you need to know to better manage grazing on your farm.
- Basic pasture management
- Grazing management
- Designing a rotational grazing system
- Fencing and watering options
- Strategies to extend the grazing season
- Matching forage quality & animal needs
- Creating a forage budget
You will have hands-on opportunities to work with grazing tools, try out fencing materials, and practice allocating pasture to livestock.
Finally, put it all together for your farm. The last day of the school features a workshop where you can sit down with our instructors to begin developing a custom grazing plan.