Robert will address the challenges that families face when initiating the farm transition process of passing on management and ownership and show how to plan for one family gradually easing out while the other eases in.
Maintain your gut microbiome for optimal health With Beth Colon, M.S., owner of Holistic Nutrition Services LLC in Westborough, MA. Research is beginning to show a link between the brain and gut microbiology. How do your food choices affect your gut? Do your choices promote healthy brain development and behavior? This informative session will help... Read More
High tunnels can be a great way to grow your farm from a seasonal enterprise to a year round one, to cope with climate change, and to get significantly more sales dollars per acre. However, successful long term management requires different practices than outdoor growing and the high tunnel environment isn’t necessarily as forgiving to... Read More
Learn basic principles of good grazing management systems, from the perspective of the plants and the livestock. Using examples of real farm grazing systems, we will cover fencing, water systems, lanes, paddock sizing and acreage requirements. Understand how to use different stocking densities, pre and post grazing heights, length of rest periods, different plant species... Read More