SFA is partnering with Crow Wing River Basin Forage Council to host a Keep Cattle In Minnesota Event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 11 at Central Lakes College in Staples. The event features Josh Dukart and Ken Miller, district technicians from Burleigh County (N.D.) Soil Conservation District, who will focus on soil health and profitability as related to cattle production – a perfect fit for the mission of Keep Cattle in Minnesota.
Registration for the event begins at 9 a.m. Cost is $15, which includes lunch. Crow Wing River Basin Forage Council is a group of graziers in the Staples area who work to promote soil health techniques. Click here to register now.
Also, three more workshops hewing to the Keep Cattle In Minnesota themes of outwintering, bale grazing and other innovative management techniques have been added to the schedule. These events are all free and no registration is required (all events begin at 1 p.m.):
- Nov. 22 at the Wadena County Courthouse Auditorium, 415 Jefferson St S (U.S. 71), Wadena. Attendees will view a presentation from SFA’s experts then caravan to the Ivan and Dayle Reinke farm southwest of Wadena to observe “bale grazing” of their cow/calf herd. Click here to download a flyer.
- Dec. 9 at the VFW, 115 N Franklin St, Lake City. One of SFA’s longest-tenured members, Ralph Lentz, will talk about his winter feeding as well as give a tour of his farm. Click here to download a flyer.
- Dec. 11 at Cromwell Pavilion, 5577 Cromwell Park Dr, Cromwell. Event includes presentation and caravan to tour Steve Risachers farm in Cromwell.
- Dec. 17 at Grant and Dawn Breitkreutz farm, 38270 Kenwood Ave, Redwood Falls.
- Jan. 17 at Moose Lake Library, 313 Elm Ave, Moose Lake. Event includes presentation and caravan to tour Abe Mach‘s farm in Sturgeon Lake.
For more information, visit our Keep Cattle In Minnesota homepage.