You are invited to join Jay and Krista Reiser as they show the results of their NCR-SARE Farmer Rancher grant on July 30, 2012, 1pm-4pm. The goal of the Reiser's project was to mob graze cattle on cool season grasslands to promote soil health and native grass growth for ecological and economical benefits.
Tour Topics include:
- Fencing Equipment, Tools & Techniques
- Training Cattle for Mob Grazing System
- Livestock Monitoring & Daily Forage Allocation
- Advantages & Disadvantages of Mob Grazing on Native Rangeland
- View Mob & Mob Grazing Sites
- Combining Mob Grazing, Bale Grazing and...
In 2011, the South Dakota Leopold Conservation Award program recognized South Dakota NCR-SARE grant recipient, Todd Mortenson & Family, for their outstanding stewardship and conservation practices. On June 21, 2012, the Mortenson's will offer a tour of their ranch to share more about their conservation efforts and be presented with an award as part of the Leopold Conservation Award Ranch Tour.
"After seeing their range run out decades ago, the Mortensons changed grazing practices and not only increased their ability to raise cattle but also brought back wildlife, water, and...Read More
Women who own or manage farmland in Delaware, Dubuque and surrounding counties in Iowa are invited to participate in this free conservation discussion and field tour sponsored by Women, Food and Agriculture Network (WFAN).
A lunch will be provided, and an afternoon field tour will allow participants to view farmland conservation practices in the area. The program will end with wrap-up and dessert no later than 3 p.m. Reservations are needed by Tuesday, November 15.
This WFAN session is a partnership with Delaware, Dubuque, Jackson, Jones and Clayton Soil and Water Conservation Districts and NRCS,...Read More