SFA is co-sponsoring a grazing workshop with two-time Midwest Soil Health Summit speaker Dr. Allen Williams on May 26-27 in Wolf Lake and Menagha, Minn.
The workshop will begin May 26 at the Lions Hall in downtown Wolf Lake. On-site registration begins at 9 a.m. and program at 9:30; preregistration is strongly encouraged to guarantee a lunch.
The May 27 programming includes a field day at Al Lake’s farm, 16168 560th Ave, Menagha.
Registration, which includes lunch, is $50 for both days and $20 for students or children under 18. Both days’ programming should wrap up around 3:30 p.m.
Info: Kent Solberg at 844.922.5573 Ext. 701 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Bio: Dr. Williams is a champion of the grass-fed beef industry as well as a leader in cutting-edge grazing methodology. A sixth-generation family farmer, Dr. Williams spent 15 years in academia in research, teaching, and extension, and has worked with more than 3,500 farmers and ranchers in the US, Canada, Mexico, and South America. Dr. Williams currently serves as Chairman of the Association of Family Farms, Co-Chair of the Grassfed Exchange, Co-Project Leader of the Pasture Project, Facilitator in the USDA BFRDP EET program, and lead investigator in soil microbial research as a replacement for chemical fertilizers.
Lodging: Camping is available at Menagha City Campground (first-come, first-serve on U.S. Hwy 71 S); Wolf Lake Campground (reservations 218.538.9500); Shell City and Huntersville Forest Landing Campground (primitive camping – no hook-ups, first-come, first-serve) east of Menagha in Huntersville State Forest. Rooms available at Spirit Lake Resort Motel in Menagha (218.564.4151) and Twin Lakes Resort in Menagha (218.564.4148).
Sponsors: SFA, Minnesota Dairy Initiative West Central Region, Grazing Lands Conservation Association, and National Farmers Organization.