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Western PA Grazing Conference

Thursday, March 16, 2023, 8:30 am until 5:00 pm
Trinity Point Church of God, 180 W. Trinity Drive, Clarion, PA

The keynote speaker for the conference is Troy Bishopp, of Deansboro, NY who will share his experiences with over 38 years of grazing on his own farm, as well as his work with farmers through the Madison County SWCD and the Upper Susquehanna Coalition. Troy is also known as “The Grass Whisperer” to many farmers and readers of his numerous popular press articles. Other speakers include Justin Brackenrich from Penn State Extension on grazing summer annuals, Matt Havens from USDA-NRCS on how grazing can improve soil health, Camren Maierie from Penn State Extension on grazing strategies to minimize parasite pressure, and others. For more information contact the Clarion County Conservation District at 814-227-5530 or the Jefferson County Conservation District at 814-849-7463. Registration fee of $45/person includes a continental breakfast and a hot buffet lunch on 3/16 registration due by March 8th.

Special evening session on Wednesday, March 15th with Russ Wilson and Troy Bishopp.