OPN Pasture Class with Woody Lane
October 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, repeating until October 28, 2020
Grazing, Soils, & Pastures: An Intensive 3-night Online Workshop
Join us for our 2020 virtual pasture class series with Dr. Woody Lane this October!
About the Class:
This is a very practical, down-to-earth workshop on forages, grazing, pastures, & soils. You’ll learn how to set up a grazing system, how forages grow, what makes a good pasture, when to open the gate and when to move animals off a pasture, how to soil test, fertilize, and lime your pastures. Three evenings of intensive online instruction from a leader in the grazing field. This class is suitable for folks just starting out in the grazing world, and people with a bit more experience who are working on rehabbing a pasture, or re-vamping their system.
This class will be taught in three sessions from 6:00-8:30pm on October 26-28th. It is strongly recommended that participants attend all three sessions because the material builds over the length of the course.
The cost of the class is $50 for the whole series. Current OPN members can attend for the discounted rate of $35, contact the OPN program manager for discounted registration.
Registration is now open and closes when the first class begins at 6:00pm on October 26th.
About the instructor:
Woody Lane is nationally known as a livestock nutritionist and forage specialist from Roseburg, Oregon. He teaches courses in forages and livestock nutrition, facilitates 3 forage study groups for farmers, and writes the monthly column “From the Feed Trough…” for The Shepherd magazine. A popular speaker across the continent, Woody has written two books: “Capturing Sunlight – Skills & Ideas for Intensive Grazing, Sustainable Pastures, Healthy Soils, & Grassfed Livestock” and “From The Feed Trough – Essays and Insights on Livestock Nutrition in a Complex World”. Woody earned his Ph.D. from Cornell University. He has been the president of the Oregon Forage and Grassland Council. Before moving to Oregon, he was the Sheep Extension Specialist for the University of Wisconsin.