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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: Agency Reports

Two agency reports were prepared for the Reports Session Friday afternoon, February 8. They could not be delivered due to the cancellation of the second day of the Conference, February 8 due to a major snow storm that swept in … Continue reading

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August Newsletter

The 2014 Northeast Pasture Consortium Annual Meeting will be held in State College, PA on February 4-5. Program and registration information will be available in the next newsletter. Extension information in the August 2013 newsletter: A Study of Switchgrass for … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Women’s Agricultural Network Symposium Dec 10 2013

Title: Pennsylvania Women’s Agricultural Network SymposiumLocation: Penn Stater Conference Center, State College, PALink out: Click hereDescription: December 10, 2013, the Pennsylvania Women’s Agricultural Network at Penn State University (PA-WAgN) hosts a one-day networking symposium at the Penn Stater Conference Center … 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 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 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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Organic Dairy Supplementation Webinar

eOrganic is hosting a webinar with Kathy Soder called, “Supplementing the Organic Dairy Cow Diet: Results of Molasses and Flaxseed Feeding Trials Webinar” on Thursday, April 18 from 2 to 3:15 pm ET. The webinar is free and open to … Continue reading

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