Silvopasture Workshop

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Silvopasture Workshop

Time: July 29, 2016 to July 30, 2016
Location: Luck, Wisconsin
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: UW and UMN Extension
Latest Activity: May 19, 2016

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Event Description

U. Wisconsin-Extension, UMN-Extension, and the Savanna Institute will jointly host a silvopasture workshop near Luck, Wisconsin, about 70 miles northeast of Minneapolis and 95 miles northwest of Eau Claire.

The workshop will begin Friday evening, July 29th, with dinner, a presentation and a networking session.

The workshop will continue Saturday morning, July 30th, with presentations on silvopasture establishment and management. Saturday afternoon will feature visits to two farms practicing silvopasture.

Participants can camp overnight at a farm or stay in a nearby hotel. Participants are also welcome to just come for the Saturday portion of the workshop.

Details about registration, lodging options and speakers are coming in June. We expect the registration cost will be below $50, with support provided by North Central SAREand possibly other sponsors.

Questions? Contact Diomy Zamora at 612-626-9272 or zamor015@umn.edu or Diane Mayerfeld at dbmayerfeld@wisc.edu or 608-262-8188.

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Who has experience with Empress Tree?

Started by Jonathan Bates. Last reply by Dr. Akos Bodnar Jul 2. 13 Replies

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Traits of a good silvopastoralist

Started by Jesse Matt. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Jun 17. 1 Reply

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[Iowa] Looking for a critique of my plan

Started by Jesse Matt. Last reply by Jesse Matt Jun 1. 2 Replies

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