Current & Upcoming

Fencing & Grazing Management Strategies for Sheep & Goats

Nov 20, 2023 7:30PM—9:00PM


The University of Minnesota Extension will host a sheep and goat webinar on Monday, November 20 starting at 7:30pm CT. Jonathan Kilpatrick, SFA’s Farmer Education Director, will discuss different types of fencing options for small ruminants and grazing management strategies to get the most out of your pastures. Jonathan has many years of fencing and grazing experience with numerous…

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Recovering Overgrown Pasture with Multi-Species Rotational Grazing

Jul 23, 2023 3:00PM—6:00PM

42777 430th Ave Aitkin, MN 56431

In 2018, Tom and Amanda Murphy purchased an old farm in Aitkin, MN. Once the land was used to graze sheep, dairy cows, and cattle but was left to naturalize after the farmer retired. Weeds and trees grew in the pasture and the fences were no longer functional. Tom & Amanda designed a multi-species grazing…

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Semi-permanent and Temporary Energized Fence Systems for Small Ruminants

Jun 16, 2023 2:00PM—5:00PM

West 80 South Polls 18884 145th Ave Wadena, MN 56482

Interested in sheep or goats but intimidated by their fencing requirements? Come spend an afternoon learning from experienced graziers how to manage the fencing needs of small ruminants. We will cover the basics of electric fencing, geared towards small ruminant producers, but anyone using electric fencing will benefit. This is a great experience for folks…

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Foundations of Fencing: Corner and brace systems for fence success

Aug 11, 2023 10:00AM—4:30PM

Happy Dancing Turtle (Hunt Utilities Group campus) 2331 Dancing Wind Road SW Pine River, MN 56474

Are you intimidated by the thought of building your own fences? Or, have you tried and need a refresher on how to do it? Join Kent Solberg and Jonathan Kilpatrick, along with members of the Crow Wing River Basin Forage Council, for a day in the field learning about and building permanent fence systems. For…

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Semi-permanent and Temporary Energized Fence Systems for Small Ruminants

May 12, 2023 2:00PM—5:00PM

Berkebile Family Farm 9000 95th Ave NE Foley, MN 56329

**Update: This event has sold out. If you would like to join the waiting list, please continue with the registration form. No walkups, please. Brenda and Jeff Berkebile have a flock of about 40 Katahdin, Dorper, and cross-bred hair sheep on their farm in Foley. Come see different management types including grazing sheep in oak…

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Past | Archive

Germination Chamber and Succession Planting Workshop

Apr 22, 2024 1:00PM—4:00PM

Cedar Crate Farm 4396 240TH AVENUE Waldorf, MN 56091

“Three Crucial Steps to Build Your Profitable Farm” with Charlotte Smith

Apr 18, 2024 8:00AM—5:00PM

College of Saint Benedict 37 College Ave S St. Joseph, MN 56374

Bent Paddle Round Up with LSSFA

Apr 13, 2024 12:00PM—3:00PM

Bent Paddle Brewing Company 1832 W Michigan Street Duluth, MN 55806

“Roots So Deep” Documentary Showing

Apr 12, 2024 5:00PM—9:00PM

Regenerative Agriculture Conference – “Litter the land with livestock”

Apr 10, 2024 9:30AM—3:30PM

Braham Event Center 655 8th Street SW Braham, MN 55006

Minnesota River Chapter Meeting

Apr 10, 2024 4:00PM—7:00PM

Wooden Spoon 515 N Riverfront Mankato, MN