News Article

Focus on Dairy Pasture Tours

By Aces Staff
Jun 6, 2003

June 6, 2003

URBANA—A series of seven pasture walks on the theme “Focus on Pasture: An Illinois Sustainable Dairy Approach” will be held this summer and fall sponsored by University of Illinois Extension.

“Dairy and livestock producers interested in learning more about Management Intensive Grazing (MiG) will want to consider attending one of these walks,” said Michael Hutjens, U of I Extension dairy specialist.

Dates and locations for the pasture walks are:

June 14, Dave Surprenant farm, Manteno June 27, Amos Diener farm, Arthur July 8, Marjo Acres farm, Tremont July 12, Ryan Wolfe farm, Chebanse July 23, Tony Huls farm, Carthage Sept. 13, Doug Denault farm, Hersher Sept. 19, John Marcoot farm, Bond County

More details and directions to the host farms can be found on the web at: http://traill.outreach.uiuc.edu/dairynet under the “Events” heading.

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