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Iowa Forage and Grasslands Conference

November 26, 2018 - November 27, 2018

The Iowa Forage and Grasslands Council will return their annual meeting and conference to the Des Moines Airport Holiday Inn on November 26-27, 2018.  Featured speakers include renowned grazing consultant Jim Gerrish, and Byron Shelton, Senior Program Director of the Savory Institute.

The event starts with a bus tour of central Iowa farms that are grazing cover crops, sponsored by Fall Grazing Cover Crops project funded by the North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center, the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Award Number 2015-49200-24226, and the Iowa Beef Center.  That evening session features a producer panel discussion on cover crops and presentations by Gerrish and Shelton.  The Tuesday agenda will include more in-depth sessions by Jim Gerrish and Byron Shelton, as well as other breakout sessions on grazing, wildlife and conservation, and other production topics.


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