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Gabe Brown & Ken Miller Pasture Walk Tours (Grassfed Exchange Coalition Tour)

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Schedule:
7:30 a.m. Load Buses at Ramkota Inn, Bismarck, N.D.
8:45 a.m. Arrive at Miller Ranch
9:00 a.m. Ranch Overview – Ken Miller
9:15 a.m. Holistic Management – Joshua Dukart
9:30 a.m. Grazing Irrigated Pastures – Ken Miller
View irrigated pastures being used for grass finishing
10:15 a.m. Load buses/depart to next stop
10:30 a.m. Native Rangeland – Ken Miller & Doug Peterson
Tour and discussion of a native rangeland ecosystem
11:30 a.m. Load buses/depart to Brown’s Ranch
12:30 p.m. Lunch at Brown’s Ranch
1:30 p.m. Dr. Allen Williams, Todd Churchill & John Wood
Live grass finished beef display and discussion with
industry representatives
2:15 p.m. Ranch Overview – Gabe & Paul Brown
2:30 p.m. Soil Health & Why It Matters – Gabe Brown & Abe Collins
Slake and infiltration demonstrations – Jay Fuhrer
3:45 p.m. Biological Primers (Cover Crops): The How and the
Why – Gabe Brown & Gail Fuller
4:45 p.m. High Stock Density Grazing – Paul Brown & Neil Dennis
View grazing of cover crops, discuss fencing, BRIX, dung
beetles and more
6:00 p.m. Load buses and return to Ramkota Inn
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Evening Meal (On your own at local
restaurants)
7:30 p.m. Presentations/Network Meetings at Ramkota Inn

Pre-registration is required. Buses will depart from the Ramkota Best Western Plus hotel at 7:30 a.m. and return around 6:30 p.m. It is $40 per person to ride the bus ride and for lunch. Short presentations will occur during the bus ride.
If you do not want to ride the bus but would still like to participate in the tours, that is fine as well. The tours and lunch will be $20. Contact Joshua Dukart (701) 870-1184 for questions.
For more info go to:
www.grassfedexchange.com/conference/
www.grassfedexchange.com/conference/schedule

Reserve before July 29 and save!
For full conference & banquet – Individual: $175
Group: $175 for first person + $125 for each additional person
Student: $125
Pasture walk tours are an additional charge of $45 or
$20 per person depending on the transportation arrangement
during registration. A one-day pass can be purchased
for $125 per person. Extra banquet tickets can also be
purchased for $50 per person.

To register go to:
http://www.grassfedexchange.com/conference/register

Region: 
Midwest
Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Ramkota Inn (Meeting Point) Bismarck , ND
United States
Date: 
Tue, 08/20/2013 (All day)