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Grazing Club Workshop
By Shane Robins

Monday August 10 9:30am – 4pm

Location

Larry and Rosemary Wegner Farm (NW 6-11-25)

Directions

From Virden at junction of Trans Canada and King Street (traffic lights) head north on Airport Road to Hwy 259. Turn east 1 mile and north 1.5 miles (look for Wegner Land and Cattle Co. sign)

Start time

9:30 am – 4pm

Registration Fee

$25 per person (lunch included)

Instructor

Dr. Christine Jones will discuss management techniques that increase levels of soil biological activity, improving nutrient status, moisture-holding capacity and productivity. She is recognised world-wide for her soil health advocacy and understanding of grassland function.

Agenda

Morning – Classroom session with Dr. Christine Jones
Lunch – provided by Wegner Family
Afternoon – Pasture Tour of Wegner Farm

  • high stock density grazing
  • value of ground cover
  • riparian grazing
  • Wegner’s grazing plan
  • brush control using livestock

Please RSVP to Michael Thiele by August 5th at 204 365-6334 OR mthiele@mymts.net

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