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Winter Workshop set for women in agriculture


FORT PIERRE, SD – Women in agriculture across South Dakota are invited to attend a Women on the Range Mini Winter Workshop in Fort Pierre and Pierre Jan. 14. Participants will learn about the importance of soil health and how to integrate it into their grazing management systems, as well as available winter feeding methods that also create ecosystem benefits.

“We’re excited to offer another Women on the Range event that showcases an operation that excels in considering all aspects — the soil, the plants and grazing livestock,” said Krista Ehlert, Assistant Professor and SDSU Extension Range Specialist.

The workshop will kick off at 1 p.m. CST at Crystal and Levi Neuharth’s Prairie Paradise Farms, located at 26220 212th St. in Fort Pierre.  See them on  Facebook

The schedule for the afternoon is as follows:
1 p.m. — Meet at Prairie Paradise Farms

1:30-3 p.m. — Prairie Paradise Farms, Overview and Tour

3:30 p.m. — Meet at SDSU Extension Regional Center located 412 W. Missouri Ave. in Pierre

3:45-4:15 p.m. — Ecosystem Benefits of Alternative Winter Feeding Methods

4:15-4:45 p.m. — Alternative Winter Feeding Methods Overview

There is a registration fee.  Participants must pre-register on the SDSU Extension Events page.

For more information or questions, contact Ehlert at 605-394-2236

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