For more information, contact email@example.com or call 1.844.922.5573 Ext. 714. A Networking Group of the Sustainable Farming Association.
Since 2000, CWRBFC has provided thousands of people with opportunity to learn, explore, and network through winter workshops and summer land and water tours. The group is open to all who wish to participate.
Silvopasture Workshop is June 16-17 in Brainerd, Fort Ripley
The Forage Council is partnering with U. of M. Extension, Happy Dancing Turtle, and Minnesota NRCS to jointly host a Silvopasture Workshop, Walk and Tour on June 16-17 in Brainerd & Fort Ripley, Minn. Silvopasture is a sustainable agroforestry practice where trees and forage crops are grown together in a single piece of land, and managed grazing animals are introduced into the system to utilize the forages.
Forage Council Summer Tour #1
6:30-8:30 June 27 | Steve & Sue Flanagan Farm, 36554 620th Ave, Bluffton, Mn 56518 | Free
Come enjoy a farm tour and plenty of Forage Council networking at the Flanagan Farm. We will be discussing:
- Cover crop, grain, and forage rotation
- Complex mixes
- Soil regeneration
No RSVP is required. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 218-831-0528.
Forage Council Summer Tour #2
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug 25 | Central Lakes College, Staples Campus, 1830 Airport Road, Staples, MN 56479 | Free
Attend an open house at the Central Lakes College agricultural center and tour of its Byron Township site. There, the college, R.D. Offutt Co. and SFA, among other partners, are working to research soil health principles through cover cropping, crop rotation, and other principles. This event is part of an all-day SFA Soil Health Network Field Day event; attendees may come to the whole day’s programming or just the Forage Council portion.