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Western Nevada College Holistic Management Workshop
November 4, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC+0$95
Saturday, November 4, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.Western Nevada College Fallon campus
160 Campus Way, Fallon
$95 Early Bird for the first person
$50 per additional farm or family member
$100 after October 27 for the first person
$50 after October 27 per additional farm or family member
Registration required – Includes lunch
This workshop is for farms and ranches of all sizes that are interested in using livestock as a soil-building tool that can improve production and profits. Savory Institute field professional Spencer Smith will show how a planned grazing system can improve soil’s water-holding capacity and increase mineralized nutrients for plant absorption. Increasing the yield and nutrient density of crops and forages can lead to great weight gains on livestock and to healthier crops. The workshop includes a ranch tour where attendees will learn how to read soil health indicators and develop an action plan to address issues unique to their agricultural operation.
Spencer Smith is a rancher and owner/operator of the Jefferson Center for Holistic Management. He became an accredited field professional and consultant for the Savory Institute in 2014. He consults internationally, helping farmers and ranchers to develop regenerative business models to improve soil and agricultural production.