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Pasture Walk and Grass Based Livestock Discussion with Sarah Flack

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Stonewall Farm

242 Chesterfield Road

Keene, NH 03431

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Join Sarah Flack and farm staff at Stonewall farm in Keene NH for an afternoon pasture walk and discussion about grass based livestock management. We’ll talk about what you need to know to use grazing livestock to improve pasture soils, pasture plants and create more high quality forages for the animals. We will walk the farms pastures and look at the plants, livestock and soils as we discuss the essential principals of good grazing management and how to apply those practices on your own farm to improve pasture productivity, build healthier soils and plants, and lower feed costs.

Sarah Flack is the author of The Art and Science of Grazing and Organic Dairy Production. She is a consultant specializing grass based livestock production and known for her public speaking, workshops, books and numerous articles and fact sheets on a range of agricultural topics. Sarah’s approach in her consulting, writing and teaching is to empower farmers to create their own individualized management systems that can work successfully for them, their farm and family goals. In this practical and comprehensive approach to farm management, the planning and design process always include consideration of livestock wellbeing, plants, soils, water quality, farm labor, farm profitability and farm family goal. Her focus is on helping to create more farms with good grass-based management systems, which allow farmers to create positive change in their landscapes, livestock, check book and farm family quality of life. She works with dairy, beef, sheep, and goat farms, and is experienced with both organic and non-organic farming systems. Sarah has a unique approach, which is based on what she learned while consulting, teaching and writing on the topic since the early 90’s. She grew up on a family farm in Vermont, which used high stock density management intensive grazing (called “mob stocking” back then) to successfully improve the productivity and ecological health of the land and livestock. She later studied Holistic Planned Grazing as well as the science behind pasture management in graduate school.


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Keene, NH 03431

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