Green Farmstead Partner Workshop

Date: 20-Jun-2017Printer View


Join us at Frazier Nursery near Vinton, Iowa on Tuesday, June 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to learn about the benefits of planting trees on livestock farms. The event will highlight windbreak design considerations and feature tours of the nursery as well as an expert panel who will share tips on planting trees around livestock barns and feedlots.

Registration, which includes a complimentary lunch, will open Monday, May 15th and close Thursday, June 15th.



10:00 a.m.              Welcome

                                Brian Waddingham, Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) & the Frazier Family

10:15 a.m.              Overview of GFP Program 

                                Brian Waddingham, CSIF  

10:30 a.m.              A Look at Today's Livestock Facilities 

                                Kent Mowrer, CSIF 

10:45 a.m.             Do’s & Dont’s of Planting Trees on Livestock Farms

                               John & Alex Frazier, Frazier Nursery

11:00 a.m.              Farmer Panel Discussion

                                Considerations for Trees and Livestock - Kent Mowrer, CSIF

                                Managing Trees and Cattle - Mark Roseberry, Linn County Cattleman

                                Designing Windbreaks on Your Livestock Farm, John Frazier, Frazier Nursery

                                Managing Trees and Cattle - Doug Albertsen, Benton County Cattleman

11:30 a.m.              Tour of Frazier Nursey & Refreshments

12:00 p.m.              Lunch

12:45 p.m.             Wrap-up

1:00 p.m.               Closing Comments