NILES, Mich. — Please join the Berrien Conservation District, Berrien County & Michigan Farm Bureau, MSU Extension, Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development, and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service for a “Focus on Livestock Field Day” event on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019 from 4-8pm. The event will be held at Seldom Rest Farms (show barn) located at 11760 M-140, Niles, MI. The event is FREE and includes dinner (TVB Catering). Please RSVP by Friday, August 23rd to the Berrien Conservation District at 269-471-9111 x3.
Topics include: Michigan Right to Farm Site Selection GAAMPs, Making the Most of Perennial & Annual Forages, Working with Cover Crops for Soil Health, Animal Nutrition & Biosecurity, Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) Phase I – Livestock Verification, Breeding & Selection Technology in Beef Cattle, Grazing Management Plans and other USDA-NRCS cost-share opportunities for livestock producers.
Thank you to our sponsors: Berrien County Farm Bureau, Berrien Community Foundation, and United Federal Credit Union (Berrien Springs).
Click the link for a flyer: Livestock_Field_Day_19
— Berrien Conservation District
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