Category Archives: NEPC

September newsletter

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

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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

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NEPC 2014 Annual Meeting Deadlines

Update: Here is the final agenda as of January 28. The 2014 meeting will be February 4 and 5, in State College, PA. There are some important deadlines to be aware of: The conference registration deadline is January 24. Title … Continue reading

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NEPC 2013 Annual Meeting: ARS Report

Upon reconvening back at Salon A at 3:45 PM where the general session was being held, Jim Cropper called upon Dr. Peter Kleinman to give a brief Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Report to the Consortium members. Peter announced the formation … Continue reading

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NEPC 2013 Annual Meeting: Research Needs

The next session, Pasture-Based Farming Research Needs Determination, was a break out session. A Producer Sector session and a Public Sector session ran concurrently. These are the 2013 research needs requests from the Private Sector session. In order of priority, … Continue reading

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NEPC 2013 Annual Meeting: Research Update Introduction

A new feature to the conference and meeting was the review of current and planned research and on-farm demonstration work being conducted by members of the Consortium. This was the intent of Session 2 – Northeast Region Pasture-Based Research and … Continue reading

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NEPC 2013 Annual Meeting: Pasture Systems Design 2

Technical Session 1, Efficient Pasture Systems Design for Natural Features and Management Challenges continued with Rob DeClue, the second and last presenter in this session on pasture system design. Rob is Area Grazing Lands Management Specialist with the Chenago County … Continue reading

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NEPC 2013 Annual Meeting: Pasture Systems Design 1

After introductions of all the attending members were completed, Technical Session 1, Efficient Pasture Systems Design for Natural Features and Management Challenges commenced at 8:30 AM February 7. Donald Wild, owner and operator of Wild Acres Family Farm, and former … Continue reading

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NEPC 2013 Meeting Report: Introduction

(Executive Director Jim Cropper prepared a comprehensive report on activities at the 2013 Annual Meeting, which will be presented here in chunks.) Snowstorm Nemo shortened the 2013 Northeast Pasture Consortium Conference and Meeting to one day, Thursday – February 7 … Continue reading

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Northeast Pasture Consortium Progress Report, 2009

PROGRESS REPORT – NORTHEAST PASTURE CONSORTIUM March 4, 2009 PROJECT TITLE: Managing Forage and Grazing Lands for Multiple Ecosystem Services SCIENTISTS: Matt A. Sanderson, Sarah C. Goslee, Kathy J. Soder, Paul R. Adler, R. Howard Skinner, and Curtis Dell PROGRESS … Continue reading

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