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Midwest Perennial Forage Working Group
Resources Archive

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Working Group Conference Call Schedule:

August 16, 2017; 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Anyone can join the group's 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.


 


Posted June 22, 2017:

Grazing Educator Slide Library

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Posted May 31, 2017:

 

centipede image from NRCS Soil Biology Primer photo gallery

NRCS Soil Biology Primer Photo Gallery




 

SARE Cover Crop Image Library

SARE Cover Crop Image Library




 

SARE Soil Health Image Gallery

SARE Soil Health Image Gallery

Posted April 14, 2017:

 

Iowa State University pasture contract fact sheet


 

Minnesota Cropland Grazing Exchange

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Greenhorn Grazing Course Series from Iowa Beef Center

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Proceedings of 2017 Midwest Cover Crop Council Meeting

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Posted March 2, 2017:

 

Corn & Soybean Herbicides & Restrictions When Planting, Grazing or Feeding Cover Crops: 2 Fact Sheets

screenshot of Practical Farmers of Iowa corn herbicides and grazing restrictions fact sheet

screenshot of Practical Farmers of Iowa soybean herbicides and grazing restrictions fact sheet

 

2017 Illinois Grazing Planner

front cover image of 2017 Illinois grazing planner calendar


Posted January 25, 2017:

 

southeast MN Grazing Gazette front page


 

Land Stewardship Project Podcast: Soil and Survival

Allen Williams podcast about soil showing Haney test results on screen


 

Case Study: Learning Ways to Strengthen the Bottom Line

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Posted December 21, 2016:

Perennial Forage & Grazing Session at 2016 Green Lands Blue Waters conference

Patch-Burn Grazing Presentation 2016 GLBW conference

Silvopasture presentation from 2016 GLBW conference


Posted November 23, 2016:

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GrassWorks 25th annual conference notice


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Southwest Badger RC & D Expands Services for Landowners


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Grassland conversion to cropland in the Mississippi River Basin and Great Plains


Posted October 17, 2016:

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Carbon, Cattle & Conservation Grazing


Posted October 11, 2016:

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Passing a Life's Work to a New Generation


Posted September 21, 2016:

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Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers Course Available Online

 

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Improving Cool-Season Pastures with Interseeding Annuals and Grazing, 2016 Research Update

 

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Posted September 8, 2016:

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Midwest Soil Health Summit
Registration Open!
February 15-16, 2017

Posted August 1, 2016:

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Yield and Soil Carbon Sequestration in Grazed Pastures Sown with Two or Five Forage Species

 

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SFA Soil Health Initiative

 

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Using Livestock Grazing to Help Prairies

 

Posted July 11, 2016:

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Land Stewardship Project's Cropping Systems Calculator


 

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Improving Cool-Season Pastures with Interseeding Annuals and Grazing, Update 2016


 

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Conservation Leases Web Page of Resources


 

Posted June 6, 2016:

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Call for Presentations for the 2017 GrassWorks Conference


 

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Diomy Zamora’s Grazing in the Woods tour
Wednesday, June 22, 2016, from 5:00 PM till 8:00 PM


 

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Iowa Beef Center’s Grassroots Grazing program


Don’t forget that we have the Grazing Educator Webinar Series from last summer available as a resource!