Jun 16, 2022

Sponsored Post: One-day Ranching for Profit Workshop in Chadron, June 30th

Posted Jun 16, 2022 6:55 PM

Thanks to: Chelsea Forehead, Private Lands Wildlife Biologist

This one-day workshop, put on by Bird Conservancy of the Rockies and Audubon Rockies and co-sponsored by the UNL Extension, will feature Dallas Mount from the widely popular seven-day Ranching for Profit School. This workshop will cover techniques that will help increase the profitability of your ranch, grazing principles and how to apply them, and how to improve the health and productivity of your land. Check-in will start at 8:30am where coffee and refreshments will be served, followed by a classroom lesson and discussion, a catered lunch, and a field component at a local ranch with a soft ending at 3:30pm. Registration is $20 and is required for attendance. Registration deadline is June 23rd. Please pay in advance of the workshop.

6/30/2022 Chadron, NE at the Dawes County Fairgrounds 4H Building, 1009 E. Gordon Ave.,

You can register by contacting Chelsea Forehead or online at ACTIVE | Bird Conservancy of the Rockies

Registration fee in the form of exact cash or check (made out to Bird Conservancy of the Rockies) can be sent or dropped off to the Chadron USDA-NRCS office (1006 W. 6th St., Chadron)

Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is a Colorado-based nonprofit that works to conserve birds and their habitats through an integrated approach of science, education and land stewardship. Our work extends from the Rockies to the Great Plains, Mexico and beyond. Together, we are improving native bird populations, the land and the lives of people. We envision a world where birds are forever abundant, contributing to healthy landscapes and inspiring human curiosity and love of nature. Visit birdconservancy.org for more information

Workshop Topics will include:

Economics of grazing management

Grazing principles and how to apply them

Soil health for grass


8:30 am   Check-in, coffee and refreshments

9:00 am    Classroom lesson & discussion

12:00 pm    Catered lunch

1:30 pm         Ranch visit-applying best practices in the field  (soft ending                            at 3:30 pm)