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The Northeast Pasture Consortium is an alliance of graziers, extension and research dedicated to improving pasture management in the northeastern United States.

We want to share with you research findings, extension information, upcoming events, photos and even videos of interest to anyone involved with grazing livestock in our region and beyond.

Recent Updates

September newsletter

The September NEPC newsletter (PDF) has information on the 2015 annual meeting, grazing management, the bluegrass billbug and more.

2015 Northeast Pasture Consortium Annual Meeting

Our annual conference and meeting in 2015 will be at the Waterfront Place Hotel and the Greater Morgantown Conference & Convention Center on March 11-12 in Morgantown, WV. It precedes the Appalachian Grazing Conference held on March 13-14 at the … Continue reading

Carbon sequestration potential of agricultural systems

Carbon Sequestration Potential of Agricultural Systems R. Howard Skinner USDA-ARS, University Park, PA (full report) Abstract Through proper management, agricultural systems (cropland, pasture, and forest) have the ability to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and sequester it in soils … Continue reading

Request for farmer collaboration, NH, ME, VT

From researchers at the University of New Hampshire (for information; this is not a NEPC-sponsored project): We are looking for participants for an upcoming study at the University of New Hampshire related to the conversion of forest to pasture. We … Continue reading

Ultra-high Stocking Density Grazing

Case Study: Dairies Using Ultra-high Stocking Density Grazing in New York and Pennsylvania Dr. Kathy Soder, USDA-ARS Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit, University Park, PA Full factsheet (PDF) Ultra-high stocking density (UHSD) grazing, sometimes referred to as “mob … Continue reading