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Midwest Perennial Forage Working Group
About the Working Group

The Working Group Site





Anyone can join the group's quarterly conference calls. Contact Jane Jewett at jewet006@umn.edu to be added to the e-mail list.

Green Lands
Blue Waters
Lead Staff:

Jane Grimsbo Jewett
jewet006@umn.edu
218-845-2832
218-670-0066 (cell)

History

In October 2011, Green Lands Blue Waters organized the Midwest Perennial Forage Working Group.

Grace Wilson provided administrative and technical support to this Working Group until July 2013, when she resigned to resume graduate studies.

Jane Jewett is currently providing staff support to the Working Group.


 

Co-Chairs:

Laura Paine
lkpaine @ gmail.com
Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship Program

Jim Paulson
jcp @ umn.edu
Consultant

Core Group Members:

This group has committed to involvement in Working Group operations:
participating in quarterly meetings (three conference calls and one in-person meeting),
and participating in and advising on projects on an ongoing basis.

Robert Bauer
robert.bauer @ swbadger.org
Southwest Badger Resource Conservation & Development Council

Richard Cates
rlcates @ wisc.edu
Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Meghan Filbert
meghan @ practicalfarmers.org
Practical Farmers of Iowa

Tom Gervais
Thomas.Gervais @ mn.usda.gov
MN Natural Resources Conservation Service

Doug Gucker
dgucker @ illinois.edu
University of Illinois Extension

Vance Haugen
vance.haugen @ ces.uwex.edu
University of Wisconsin Extension

Molly Meyers
mgc @ glacierlandrcd.org
Glacierland Resource Conservation & Development Council

Gene Schriefer
gene.schriefer @ ces.uwex.edu
University of Wisconsin Extension

H. Joe Sellers
sellers @ iastate.edu
Iowa State University Extension & Outreach

Kent Solberg
sevenpinesfarmandfence @ gmail.com
Sustainable Farming Association of Minnesota

Terry VanDerPol
tlvdp @ landstewardshipproject.org
Land Stewardship Project

Caroline Van Schaik
caroline @ landstewardshipproject.org
Land Stewardship Project