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Northwest Wisconsin Graziers
Annual Winter Conference

March 9, 2019 — Shell Lake Community Center — USHWY 63, 200 West Lake Drive


8:30 Registration & Trade Show

8:50 Welcome: Otto Wiegand, Professor Emeritus, UW Extension

9:00 Direct Marketing Round Table:

Farmers Markets - Chris Johnson, Johnson Family Pastures, Centuria, WI

Buying Clubs - Steve VanDerLoop, VDL Grassfed, Bruce, WI

Local Network - Steve Degner, Bashaw Valley Farm Greenhouse and Storage, Shell Lake

Moderator: Kevin Schoessow, UW Extension, Spooner, WI

10:30 Break

11:00 Importance of Soil Health . . . YouTube Video
Dave Brandt, Crop Producer, Carroll, Ohio

12:00 Introduction of Exhibitors and Networking . . . . . .

12:10 Lunch Break . . . . . . Lois Country Cupboard Cuisine

1:00 Practical Winter Forage Feeding Options and Issues
Vance Haugen, retired UW Extension agent, Canton, MN

2:15 Break

2:30 Pasture Raised and Marketed Pigs and Broilers
Mike Miles, Anathoth Community Farm, Luck, WI

3:15 Conference Wrap-Up, Evaluations, Door Prizes

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March 9, 2019 - 8:30am to 3:30pm
Shell Lake Community Center, Hwy 63 at 200 West Lake Drive