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Saturday, September 10, 2011
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Grass-Fed Marketing And NCRS EQIP Demonstration

Marshy Meadows Farm is home to a 130 head grass-fed calf to finish operation. Owner Mardy Townsend will discuss management techniques and marketing opportunities in northeast Ohio, with an emphasis on designing a farm operation to reflect local conditions. The farm is enrolled in the Conservation Security Program through the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NCRS). A new pasture water system, including well, will be showcased as part of the NCRS Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) demonstration, and NCRS staff will explain how EQIP money can be used for organic farm operations. Marshy Meadows Farm is home to a 130 head grass-fed calf to finish operation. Owner Mardy Townsend will discuss management techniques and marketing opportunities in northeast Ohio, with an emphasis on designing a farm operation to reflect local conditions. The farm is enrolled in the Conservation Security Program through the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NCRS). A new pasture water system, including well, will be showcased as part of the NCRS Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) demonstration, and NCRS staff will explain how EQIP money can be used for organic farm operations.

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