CONCORD, N.H. — Want to improve your farm’s grazing strategy? This spring, the Hillsborough and Merrimack County Conservation Districts are hosting a free, 3-day workshop series on grazing planning, with NRCS Grazing Specialist Daimon Meeh. The first two workshops will take place in the classroom in March, and the final workshop will be held in the field. Daimon Meeh of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service is leading the workshops, which will cover grazing management, ruminant nutrition, farm inventory and goal setting, development of rotation schedules and contingency plans, recordkeeping, and implementation.
The series kicks off with a classroom session at Hillsborough County Complex on March 5, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The second session will be held at the Hooksett Public Library on March 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The third and final workshop will take place in the field (date and location TBD). Bring your own lunch, light snacks will be provided at each session.
The workshop series is free for interested farmers. Participants are asked to please kindly pre-register by March 3.
For more information and to register, please contact your respective Conservation District office.
- Hillsborough County: Kerry.firstname.lastname@example.org or 603-732-9194
- Merrimack County: email@example.com or 603-223-6020
About the Conservation Districts: The function of the Conservation Districts is to help landowners and users in their respective counties to manage their soil, water, forest, and other natural resources. The Conservation Districts serve residents, town officials, educations, members of nonprofit organizations, and others in the towns throughout the counties.
–Hillsborough and Merrimack County Conservation Districts
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