Welcome

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.

The NEPC annual meeting in 2015 will be on March 11-12, 2015 in Morgantown, WV. The January newsletter has all the information about registration, hotel and poster presentations.

Recent Updates

Consortium 2015 meeting update

From Jim Cropper, Executive Director of the Northeast Pasture Consortium: Attached is the January 2015 News Update announcing all the details of our 2015 Conference being held at the Waterfront Place Hotel in Morgantown, WV on March 11 and 12. … Continue reading

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