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Livestock Roundtable

A half day roundtable discussion on organic livestock production and the tools available to make your operation more sustainable

Aimed at livestock producers, this half day roundtable discussion focused on innovative ideas that can be incorporated into any livestock operation.

What are options for generating energy on the farm?  Brent Beidler, an organic dairy farmer from Vermont shared his experiences converting a farm tractor to solar power. 

Scott Robbins, NRCS Grazing Management Specialist discussed how you can enhance conservation practices on your farm through participation in federally funded conservation programs.

There was also a producers’ roundtable with a lively discussion and exchange of ideas.

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Building a Solar Tractor: Brent Beidler
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Food Conservation and Energy Act and the 2008 Farm Bill: Scott Robbins, Pasture Management Specialist for the NRCS
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