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Next Up: Café Chat in Luverne, MN

Nov 16, 2023 12:00PM—1:30PM

Sterling's Cafe & Grille 105 E Main St. Luverne, MN 56156

SFA brings a cafe chat to Luverne! In today’s world, acquiring new or additional land is difficult for most people. More and more have begun asking the question, “How can I get more from the land I have?” You want to try some cover crops… once they’re planted, then what?You want to find a way…

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Pasture walk with Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship

Oct 26, 2023 11:00AM—2:00PM

Enchanted Meadows La Crescent, MN 55947

Join Angie Walter and Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship for their last pasture walk of 2023! We’ll meet at Enchanted Meadows, an organic, pasture-based dairy in La Crescent. Chad & Melissa Crowley and Art & Jean Thicke milk Ayrshires here on the Mississippi bluffs. We’ll discuss pasture diversity, rest periods, and outwintering cattle for soil health benefits.…

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Café Chat ft. Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship and SFA’s On-Farm Consulting Program

Oct 24, 2023 12:00PM—1:30PM

Falls Cafe & Canoe 723 Prentice St. Granite Falls, MN 56241

SFA is bringing a café chat to Granite Falls! Join us at Falls Cafe & Canoe on Tuesday October 24th from 12:00-1:30PM for lunch and a casual conversation featuring the Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship Program as well as SFA’s popular On-Farm Consulting services. Come to this informal gathering for lunch during the busy harvest season and a…

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2024 SFA Annual Conference

Feb 10, 2024 7:30AM—5:00PM

College of Saint Benedict 37 South College Avenue St. Joseph, MN 56374


The 2024 SFA Annual Conference will be held Saturday, February 10 in the Gorecki Center at the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, Minn. Schedule of sessions to be announced. Contribute your ideas and vote for topics here. Registration: Pre-register now to reserve your spot! Tickets have sold out for the past several years. Walkups will likely not be…

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2024 Midwest Soil Health Summit

Mar 13, 2024 12:00PM—Mar 14, 2024 5:00PM

Courtyard Marriot: 901 Raintree Rd Mankato, MN 56001


“Managing for Profit with the Soil Health Principles” The Midwest Soil Health Summit is our premier soil health event of the year, drawing together local and national experts in the field with attendees for discussion, networking, and education. Farmers, ag resource professionals, agency staff, hungry learners and more – all are welcome to attend and…

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PaddockTrac Pasture Walk

Jun 16, 2023 2:00PM—4:00PM

11034 110th St. Villard, MN 56385

Organic dairy grazier Angie Walter will demonstrate PaddockTrac, a grazing tool being developed by the University of Missouri. Guests will see how it works in the field and hear about what the Walters have used while using it on their 100-cow organic dairy. There will also be information on NRCS programs. This pasture walk is free to attend.…

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DGA Mentor Roundtable

May 01, 2023 11:00AM—2:00PM

Hillcrest Family Restaurant 1004 Shamrock Lane Albany, MN 56307

Angie Walter and the Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship are hosting a free dairy roundtable! Lunch is included. Come connect with fellow dairy producers. All are welcome to participate in this roundtable regardless of participation in the Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship program. Click here to download a flyer. Topics: How does soil health relate to plant health? How to grow…

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Crow Wing River Basin Forage Council Grazing School

Sep 15, 2023 8:00AM—Sep 16, 2023 2:00PM

109 1st Ave SE Verndale, MN 56481

Join Isaac Tappenden from Green Pastures Farm, Missouri and the Greg Judy Regenerative Rancher YouTube channel for a two-day grazing school in central Minnesota! Issac is Greg Judy’s farm manager and oversees the day-to-day operations of the grazing and livestock. This in-depth grazing school will be led by Tappenden and three Minnesotan grazing leaders. Both…

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Watering Systems for Grazing

Jul 21, 2023 1:00PM—5:00PM

Voss Farms 27725 Business 23 E Paynesville, MN 56362

Join Doug Voss and Jonathan Kilpatrick for an afternoon to learn how to take your grazing operation to the next level! Doug Voss and family own and operate Voss Farms and GrazeTek with many like-minded partners. They graze custom cattle and their own livestock on their farm in Paynesville, and at other sites around the…

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East Central Chapter Meeting – Mora, MN

Nov 19, 2023 1:00PM—3:00PM

Mora Public Library meeting room 200 W Maple Ave W, Mora, MN 55051

Next Up: Café Chat in Luverne, MN

Nov 16, 2023 12:00PM—1:30PM

Sterling's Cafe & Grille 105 E Main St. Luverne, MN 56156

Fall Pasture Walk – Putting Livestock to Work in the Trees

Nov 14, 2023 1:30PM—3:30PM

589 48th Ave SW Backus, MN 56435

Western Chapter Monthly Meeting

Nov 07, 2023 7:30PM