Crow Wing River Basin Forage Council, an SFA Networking Group, is hosting its winter meeting, “Optimizing Forage and Nutrients in Livestock Production,” from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 24 at Central Lakes College, 1830 Airport Rd, Staples.
Speakers will be Troy Salzer and Abe Mach. Salzer is a University of Minnesota Extension educator in Carlton County, who with his family operates Sandy Hills Ranch near Barnum running 300 cows and custom graze an additional 150 head. Mach of Mach Angus Ranch in Sturgeon Lake runs 200 breeding-age cows. Their presentation will discuss herd management, cover crops for grazing, pasture management, soil health, and optimizing forage management.
Cost is $25/person and includes lunch. Click here to register.