Category Archives: NEPC

Newsletter and 2017 meeting announcement

The September newsletter contains details on the 2017 annual meeting. Our annual conference and meeting in 2017 will be at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center in Hagerstown, MD on March 2 and 3. We will be partnering with the … Continue reading

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2016 Conference Program

Our opening session will take a look back at the first twenty years of the Northeast Pasture Consortium. It is important to take note of what the membership has accomplished over that span of time to foster the rebirth of … Continue reading

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NEPC Conference Hotel

Room reservations need to booked soon (February 15) for the Harraseeket Inn in Freeport, ME for the 2016 Northeast Pasture Consortium Conference being held on March 16 and 17. We have reserved 40 rooms at an 84-room Inn. This block … Continue reading

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NEPC Conference Posters

This year the Northeast Pasture Consortium Conference will be held at the Harraseeket Inn on March 16 and 17 in Freeport, ME just a few miles northeast of Portland, ME. I hope you can attend. TheĀ full agenda will beĀ announced in … Continue reading

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Fall Newsletter

Highlights from the Consortium’s fall newsletter fall newsletter: Our annual conference and meeting will be at the Harraseeket Inn on March 16-17 2016 in Freeport, Maine. Alfred State College Offers unique blend of organic dairy education. Nearly ten years ago, … Continue reading

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More about the NEPC

The Northeast Pasture Consortium has a lovely and informative new flyer (PDF). You can also learn more about our mission by choosing the “About the consortium” tab above.

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NEPC 2014: Business meeting

At 3:45 PM the Business Meeting convened. Mr. Peter Miller of Organic Valley had asked to have and was granted a few minutes to alert Consortium members to their Farmers Advocating For Organics grant program. Its mission is to protect … Continue reading

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NEPC 2014: Agency reports

After lunch, the Reports Session began at 1:00 PM. Mr. Joe Hatton quickly reviewed the Private Sector research needs priorities. He highlighted some of the research needs not covered by the morning session. He mentioned that the parasite issues were … Continue reading

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NEPC 2014: Parasite control

At 10:00 AM, the last technical session Control of Parasites in Pastured Small Ruminant Livestock through Integrated Use of Pasture Management, Botanicals, and Pharmaceuticals began. Ms. Diane Schivera, Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, was the moderator. Dr. Tatiana Stanton, … Continue reading

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NEPC 2014: Research needs

On February 5 at 8:00 AM, the Pasture-Based Farming Research Needs Discussion session began, moderated by Mr. Joe Hatton, Private Sector Co-Chair of the Northeast Pasture Consortium. Mr. Hatton had led the Private Sector Research Needs breakout session on Tuesday. … Continue reading

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