GLADWIN, Mich. — Michigan State University Extension will offer the Beginner Grazing School online with an in-person component again this year. The eight-week course is designed for beginning farmers and livestock owners who graze dairy, beef, and small ruminant animals and want the latest animal and forage research on grazing management. Anyone who grazes will benefit from this course featuring MSU specialists and educators who focus on grazing and forage management.
The event will be held online from noon – 1 p.m. EST each Tuesday and Wednesday starting Aug. 30, 2022, and ending on Sept. 21. The in-person session will be held in two locations on Thursday, Oct. 6, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST.
For the in-person session, participants can choose the location that best fits them. Kellogg Biological Station (KBS) 10461 N. 40th St. Hickory Corners, MI 49060, or Lake City Research Center 5401 W. Jennings Rd. Lake City, MI 49651
The fee is $100.00 for all eight online sessions and the in-person workshop. The fee includes access to the online training, recordings, the Midwest Cover Crops Field Guide and Forage Field Guide, a grazing stick, and lunch for the in-person event. An online-only option is available for $65 but does not include any of the in-person activities, field guides, or grazing stick.
For more information, or to register visit: https://events.anr.msu.edu/BGS2022 You can register after the classes begin and will have access to the recorded sessions that you missed. Registration ends on October 2, 2022, at 11:59 pm EST.
If you have questions, please contact Kable Thurlow at (989)426-7741 or email@example.com.
— Michigan State University Extension