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Maryland Advanced Grazing Workshop

Maryland Horse Month
October 14, 2021 08:00 - October 15, 2021 17:00
University of Maryland- Western Maryland Research and Education Center

This advanced grazing workshop will dive deeper into the principles behind grazing economics and increasing farm profitability, giving you the tools and insights you need to improve your business.

Day 1 (Oct 14th): Three Secrets for Increasing Profits

  • Do you own a business or just a pile of assets and a bunch of jobs?
  • Setting a profit target and working backwards to achieve it
  • Using benchmarks to find profit drivers and dead wood
  • Restructuring your operation for profitability

Day 2 (Oct 15th): Cattlemen vs. Grassmen - Economic Leverage of Grazing

  • The value of cattle vs. the value of grass
  • Stocking rate vs. carrying capacity
  • Soil health is the foundation of ag business health
  • Applying the 3 Secrets for Increasing Profits into the 5 Cell Grazing Principles

This 2-day advanced workshop will be taught by Dallas Mount, one of the experts on the Ranching for Profit team. Dallas has sat at hundreds of kitchen tables and delivered workshops to thousands of ranchers across the US, Canada, and Australia to help them improve the profitability and overall health of their businesses.

The workshop will feature a small group approach with team and class discussions, case studies, videos, constant interaction, and direct application to the participants’ own situation to make for a fun and effective learning environment.

The event runs from 8 AM to 5 PM each day. Lunch will be provided each day.

This event is brought to you by University of Maryland Extension, the Maryland-Delaware Forage Council, Maryland Grazers Network, NE SARE, Future Harvest, and American Farmland Trust. Thank you to our event partners!

*University of Maryland Extension programs are open to all and will not discriminate against anyone because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry, or natural origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, or gender identity and expression. If you need reasonable accommodation to participate in any event or activity please contact us at least 2 weeks prior to the event.


All Dates

  • From October 14, 2021 08:00 to October 15, 2021 17:00

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