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Saturday, January 19 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Updates From the Grazing Research Lab at Philo Ridge Farm

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Long-term applied research in soil, pasture, livestock and ecosystem interactions can inform farmers thinking of transitioning into grazing systems or improving their current grazing management. The third year of grazing research at Philo Ridge Farm has been focused specifically on a) relevant information on the evolution of soil health, b) lessons from multiple cover-crop mixes for grazing and ecosystem services, c) forage yield, and quality of partially forested areas. Join Juan Alvez from the UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture’s Pasture Program as he shares results to date and asks for your insights on what research is needed for our grazing community in the future.

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Juan Alvez

Pasture Technical Coordinator, UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture
Juan P. Alvez comes from a two-generation pasture-based family farm in   Rivera, Uruguay. He obtained his BS in Agronomy in Brazil, his MS in   Plant and Soil Science with Bill Murphy and his Ph.D. in Natural Resources at the University of Vermont. He has experienced   interdisciplinary... Read More →


Saturday January 19, 2019 9:00am - 10:30am
Lakeside West

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