Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship Kickoff Meeting

February 26, 2019 10:00AM - 2:00PM 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

10461 N. 40th St., Hickory Corners, MI 49060


Contact: Misty Klotz, klotzmis@msu.edu or 269-671-2402.

Join us to bring the Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship (DGA), the first formal apprenticeship for farming in the nation, to Michigan.

Inviting Dairy Graziers
Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship Kickoff Meeting 
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
WK Kellogg Farm classroom located at 10461 N. 40th St., Hickory Corners, MI 49060


Learn about how to become an approved Master Dairy Grazier and join the growing network of over 150 master graziers who are training the next generation of dairy farmers in over 11 states.

DGA links current and aspiring dairy farmers and provides a structure of support for the transfer of knowledge, skills, and farms from one generation to the next.

Register now and learn about how becoming a Master Grazier with DGA can further the future of farming. 

Cost: FREE (includes coffee, snack and lunch)

Agenda:
10 - 10:15 a.m. - Introductions/refreshments
10:15 - 11:45 a.m. - Introduction to dairy grazing partnership (DGA)
11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Lunch (Provided)
12:30 - 1:15 p.m. - KBS Research update
1:15 - 2:00 p.m. - Facilitated discussion on mentoring beginning farmers
2 - 3 p.m. - Optional: Individual Q&A and help signing up on the DGA website

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