The Uinta County Conservation District hosts public outdoor workshops throughout the year on topics such as tree care and soil health.
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by September 2, 2020
We recognize and thank our sponsors!
Soil Health Day is made possible through the generous support from our local sponsors.
Bridger Valley Electric Association
Jones & DeMille Engineering
Uinta County Conservation District
Uinta County Farm Bureau
Uinta County Weed & Pest
Western Ag Credit
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.