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Welcome to Meat Systems


A professional development opportunity in grass-based meat systems for agricultural service providers and farmers provided by the Northeast SARE state programs in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
 


          "Looking to learn more about sustainable livestock production? You've found the right place."

          

Nutrition's Role in Sustainable Livestock Production Practices

 
 

3rd Classroom Workshop in 2019:

Nutritional Management of
Pasture Raised Animals

 
 

Monday, April 29th 2019
 

8:30 am to 1:00 pm

 
Training room at Farm Credit East
240 S Rd. Enfield, CT

 

Featured Speakers:
 Jennifer Colby from the University of Vermont
 Karen Hoffman from NY NRCS 
Sid Bosworth from the University of Vermont
 

Speaker Biographies



New this year, Certificates of Participation will be given to those who meet the requirements, click here for more information 

 

Click here to register for the 2019 workshops

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

 


CURRENT SUGGESTED READINGS/WEBSITES/LINKS


-See our References and Links tab for additional links to the handouts from the year 2 workshops

-Web Soil Survey-To get a soil map of your farm, click here

-Penn State Agronomy guide https://extension.psu.edu/the-penn-state-agronomy-guide

-A great reference for those involved in sustainable agriculture. The website is powered by the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT)

http://attra.ncat.org 

-UC Davis Agricultural Sustainability Institute http://asi.ucdavis.edu/programs/sarep/about/what-is-sustainable-agriculture

Nutrition's Role in Sustainable Livestock Production Practices

A workshop series for agricultural service providers and farmers on pasture management and infrastructure and the nutritional needs of livestock raised on pasture.

 

Upcoming 2019 Workshops:

All workshops will be held in the training room at Farm Credit East in Enfield, CT (240 S Rd.) from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm
 

- 3rd workshop - Mon. April 29th

Nutritional management of pasture raised animals

-Three field training workshops will be planned following the classroom workshops listed above


Click below for the 2019 programs

All 2019 SARE Classroom Workshops
 

Click below to register

Register here for any or all 2019 workshops

See the References & Links tab to view the 2018 and 2019 presentations 

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