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The 23rd GrassWorks Grazing Conference will be held in Wisconsin Dells, Jan. 15-17, 2015. This event is for producers of all kinds of livestock who have a desire to learn how to improve their land, increase forage production and graze as many months as possible during the year. Topics range from cattle handling basics, dairy management on grass, soil fertility and animal care in the pasture.

This year’s conference will be held at the Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells and will feature more then 25 sessions and a trade show with more than 40 exhibitors. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear thought-provoking and inspiring speakers. In keeping with grass-based leadership in local and sustainable farming, the meals offered at the conference consist almost entirely of season, local, grass-fed selections from the best in graziers from around the region...

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Ken Notes: Apprenticeships on farm and ag as well as dairy, cheese, and produce need to be more formally recognized in our state. We have the worlds greatest cheesemakers for example and many learned the trade as an apprentice...

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