Grazing: Animals, fences, and strategies with Shawn & Beth Dougherty
Saturday, June 1 10:00-1:00 p.m.
Note: Extended workshops can only be accessed by FAIR passholders. Before purchasing this workshop please order your advance pass to the Maryland FAIR. Tickets will not be sent in the mail for this workshop. You will check in at the event with the number of tickets purchased in your party. Please save your order confirmation.
Get your hands dirty and learna new homesteading skills! PLUS you take what you make!
Take home all you need to know to start grazing right away! Wherever you are and whatever your experience level, there's a ruminant to match your land and your budget. Learn about different fencing systems and strategies, portable water systems, pasture plants, and how to plan, set up, and move paddocks. Find out how to manage seasonal variations, multiple species grazing, and dairy and meat animals. Shawn and Beth Dougherty, authors of The Independent Farmstead, share their twenty-plus years of experience in grass and livestock management to help you overcome your grazing challenges.
A ticket is required to participate in select Hands-On workshops. Space is limited. To guarantee your spot we recommend ordering an advance pass. A small number of passes will be available to purchase at the event.
Limited to 60 participants. All extended workshop are nonrefundable and nontransferable.