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Bradford County Grazier Meeting (Postponed)

March 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

$10

COVID-19 UPDATE

In response to Governor Wolf’s recommendation for social distancing to limit the spread of COVID-19, PASA will be postponing all in-person events currently scheduled through April 13. We will still be holding webinars as scheduled. We will continue to monitor the situation and respond as needed to protect the health and wellbeing of the PASA community.


Join the community of graziers in Bradford County for conversation and presentations focused on grazing in the region and beyond.

Organic and grass-fed dairy farmer Ron Holter will present on his operation in Maryland, including his work developing grass-fed genetics for dairy and beef, and training the next generation on his farm. Cornell Small Farms dairy team leader, Fay Benson will also present, with a focus on building soil health and addressing soil compaction. 

Additional information

  • Complimentary lunch will be provided. Please note: While we do our best to estimate order quantities, meals are only guaranteed to those who register at least five business days before the event. This is because we need to place an advanced order with caterers. Please plan accordingly. You are welcome to bring your own food.

Speaker information

Fay Benson is the Small Dairy Educator with Cortland County Cornell Coop Extension. After 20 years as a dairy farmer, Fay sold his organically certified dairy herd in 2003 to work with Cornell’s Extension service. His responsibilities include Statewide Dairy Grazing Specialist, New York Organic Dairy Program, New York Soil Health Trainer, and Education Coordinator New York Dairy Grazing Apprentice.

Ron Holter is a fifth-generation dairy farmer in Frederick County, Maryland. Ron transitioned his family’s dairy to organic 20 years ago, and now manages a 100 percent grass-fed herd. He also breeds and sells grass-fed genetics from his own herd. Ron’s son, Adam, works alongside his father and is in-line to be the sixth-generation owner/operator of the family farm.

Questions?

Take a look at our frequently asked questions about our workshops and events. Otherwise, please contact this event’s coordinator, Aaron de Long, by email at aaron@pasafarming.org or by phone at (814) 349-9856 x709.

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Details

Date: Wed, March 25, 2020

Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location: Troy Firehall
88 Firehouse Drive
Troy, PA 16947

Cost: $10


Event Category: PASA Events