Roots of Resilience

Managing for Resilience: Northwest Grazing Conference 2017 Program Schedule

Northwest Grazing Conference 2017 Schedule

This is the proposed conference schedule, subject to change.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
8:00 AM8:30 AMRegistration
8:45 AM9:00 AMOpening remarks, Sandra Matheson, President, Roots of Resilience
9:00 AM10:00 AMHarvesting Sunlight and Calving in Sync with Nature, Kit Pharo
10:00 AM10:15 AMExhibits and Networking Break
10:15 AMNoonMatching Cow Size to the Environment, Kit Pharo
Noon1:15 PMLunch
1:15 PM2:30 PMUnderstanding Animal Behavior, Fred Provenza
2:30 PM2:45 PMExhibits and Networking Break
2:45 PM3:45 PMClimate Change and Soil Health, Doug Finkelnburg
3:45 PM4:00: PMExhibits and Networking Break
4:00 PM5:00 PMWater Quality and Riparian Management, Tip Hudson
5:00 PM7:00 PMSocial Hour, networking, light appetizers, and no-host bar
Thursday, May 11, 2017
7:30 AM8:00 AMRegistration, exhibits open
8:00 AM8:15 AMOpening remarks
Marketing TrackGrassland Management TrackForage and Finish TrackHolistic Management TrackLand Track
8:15 AM9:45 AMFood Selection and Nutrition, Fred ProvenzaGrassland Carbon Credits, Max DuBuisson, Climate Action Reserve; Mik McKee, The Climate Trust; and Rebecca Haynes, Environmental Defense Fund
9:45 AM10:00 AMExhibits and Networking Break
10:00 AM11:00 AMFood Selection and Nutrition (cont.)Taking a Holistic Approach to
Land Management, Sandra
Matheson and Willie Canseco
11:00 AMNoonAmateur’s Guide to Experimenting With the Most Powerful Planetary Force, Peter Donovan
Noon1:15 PMLunch, Exhibits close at 1:15
1:15 PM2:15 PMGetting Your Good Meat to Market: Processing, Pricing, and Marketing, Rebecca Thistlewaite and Tracy SmarciarzTargeted Grazing, Karen LaunchbaughManaging Lupine Toxicity, Paul KuberHolistic Planned Grazing, Beth Robinette and Maurice Robinette
2:15 PM2:30 PMNetworking Break
2:30 PM3:30 PMDairy Marketing, Allen VoortmanTargeted Grazing and Fire Control, Chris SchachtschneiderGrazing Cover Crops and Grass Finishing, Leslie Michael and Doug FinkelnburgHolistic Planned Grazing (cont.)Into to Monitoring, Tip Hudson
3:30 PM3:45 PMNetworking Break with refreshments
3:45 PM4:45 PMFrom Land to Market, Sandra MathesonBiochar to Improve Degraded Range, Jim ArchuletaUsing Low Quality Forages, Don LlewellynHolistic Planned Grazing (cont.)Into to Holistic Land Planning, Doug Warnock
4:45 PM5:00 PMNetworking Break
5:00 PM5:30 PMClosing remarks and evaluation

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