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Mark your Calendars:
The 2020 Uinta County Soil Health Day is scheduled for
September 9th & 10th
in Lonetree WY
We are excited to announce that
will be our keynote speaker at the 2020 Soil Health Day
Jim Gerrish is an independent grazing lands consultant with more than 20 years of experience in beef-forage systems research and 20+ years raising cattle and sheep. If you want to ranch for environmental benefits and make money, Jim Gerrish will help you get the most out of your pastures by focusing on the things you can control. Jim has dedicated his life to helping farmers and ranchers more effectively manage their grazing lands for economic and environmental sustainability.
Author of "Management-Intensive Grazing: The Grassroots of Grass Farming" and "Kick the Hay Habit: A Practical Guide to year-around Grazing", Jim has a wealth of knowledge on how to capture more solar energy with every acre, how to get more water into your soil, how to keep minerals cycling efficiently through your pastures, and how to create more biodiversity across and through your pasture landscape.
Jim is a popular speaker at conferences around the world. He and his wife, Dawn, own and operate American Grazing Lands Services LLC, offering consultation services as well as equipment to support farmers and ranchers improve the health and sustainable productivity of grazing lands. Visit their website to find out more about their consulting services and grazing management tools, including electric fencing, stock water systems, forage seed, and other management tools at https://www.americangrazinglands.com/.
Jim currently resides in the Pahsimeroi Valley of Idaho where he manages a ranch unit consisting of 450 center pivot irrigated pastures, 90 acres of flood ground, and several hundred acres of rangeland.
We are excited to have Jim as the keynote speaker at this years Soil Health Day in Lonetree on September 9th. Not only will he speak on the 9th, but has also agreed to stick around for a field day workshop the next day!
This is a great opportunity for anyone wanting to fine tune their grazing operations for added income. Mark September 9th and 10th on your calendars now, you don’t want to miss this!!
More details about Soil Health Day and the field day with Jim Gerrish will be coming in the next few weeks.