Eastern Ohio Grazing Council Pasture Walks

Beth Kruprzak, District Conservationist, United States Department of Agriculture

The Eastern Ohio Grazing Council will host a Grazing Workshop on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 6:00 pm at Cottage Hill Farms located at 35525 Cadiz-Piedmont Road, Cadiz, Ohio 43907.

Found in 1816 by Robert Moore, Cottage Hill Farm is currently operated by 3 generations of the Moore family. Rick Moore, along with his father, Stanley, and son, Steven, raise sheep for meat production and sell high-quality wool from their Merino sheep bloodlines.

Alternative Parasite Management Practices – Dr. Braden Campbell, OSU
Predator Management – Stuart Heavilin, Harrison SWCD
Adding Small Ruminants to Your Operation – Clint Finney, NRCS

Registration is required. Please contact Carroll SWCD at 330-627-9852 to register.

Upcoming events: 
Pasture Walk – Columbiana County – 6/23/2022 at 6:00 pm
Pasture Walk – Tuscarawas County – 7/28/2022 at 6:00 pm

Our pasture walks are normally held on the 4th Thursday of the month April through October on various farms throughout Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, Jefferson, Stark, and Tuscarawas Counties. In January, February, and March we host winter workshops. Anyone interested in the conservation of our soil and water through growing and grazing forages is encouraged to attend the monthly meetings. The Eastern Ohio Grazing Council strives to promote the conservation of our soil and water by growing and grazing forage and serve as advocates for sustainable and environmentally sound grazing practices. If you would like to attend any of the 2022 event you can contact the Carroll SWCD office at 330-627-9852 to be placed on the mailing list. Contact Beth at beth.kruprzak@usda.gov to be added to the email list.

Thanks to our sponsors: Byron Seeds, Carrollton Farmers Exchange, Circle L Fence LTD., Diamond T Fencing, FK Agronomics, Farm Credit Mid-America, Kim Davis Insurance Agency, Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District, and Straight A’s Ranch Supply.

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We’re also on Youtube at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRI04j47XCVmBn-kLcxbMQw