Friday, February 12, 2021

Capital RC&D Grazing Advisors Hold March 2, 9 Grazing Webinars

Grazing Advisors from the Cumberland County-based
Capital Resource Conservation and Development Council will host webinars on March 2 and 9 on managing pasture and grazing livestock from Noon to 1:00 p.m.

The webinars will provide an overview of best practices, available resources, and balancing nutritional needs with pasture capacity.

The webinars include--

-- March 2: Grazing & Pasture Management in Pennsylvania, Available Resources for Good Practices will be hosted by grazing advisors, Ann Basehore and Donna Foulk. This webinar is designed for the less experienced grazier and will provide an overview of key topics that graziers need to understand, like soil health, weed management, pasture management, animal health, stewardship practices, available educational or technical resources, and introduce the Capital RC&D Grazing Advisor program.

-- March 9: Pasture – The Balancing Act will be hosted by grazing advisor, Titus Martin. This webinar provides more detailed information about assessing livestock nutritional needs and the capacity of available pastures. Discussion will also focus on methods available to minimize a forage or nutritional shortage.

Additional information about the webinars and the Capital RC&D Grazing Advisor program, including webinar registration, are available online at the Grazing Support webpage, by emailing:,  or by calling 717-241-4361. 

The webinars are funded through a National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Chesapeake Bay Small Watershed grant and in collaboration with Stroud Water Research Center and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.

For more information on grazing programs, contact Cheryl Burns at Capital RC&D at 717-241-4361 or via email at

For more information on programs, initiatives, upcoming events and more, visit the Capital Resource Conservation and Development Council website.


-- CBF Blog: Chesapeake Bay Watershed Farmers Are Partners In Clean Water, More Help Is Needed Especially In PA

-- PG: Farmers’ Anger Melts Thanks To Co-Op That’s Bridging Amish, Modern Worlds In Clarion County

-- Rodale Institute Blog: What Biden’s Climate Plan Means For Regenerative Agriculture

Related Articles:

-- Capital Resource Conservation & Development Council Offers Grazing Management Support To Livestock Producers

[Posted: February 12, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

No comments :

Post a Comment

Subscribe To Receive Updates:

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner