2015 Grassfed Exchange Conference scheduled for next month

2015 Grassfed Exchange Conference scheduled for next month

Farmers and ranchers invited to attend conference on succession planning, grass finishing and beef processing

The Grassfed Exchange invites ranchers, farmers and industry supporters to attend the 2015 conference scheduled for September 16-18 in Mt. Pleasant, Mich.

This year's topics to be discussed will range from Ranch and Farm Success and Succession, to Harvest Sunlight, to Water to Grow Topsoil and Food and more.

Included in the international conference is an all day tour featuring Graham's Organics, an organic farm producing grass-fed beef, poultry and organic abattoir.

The Michigan State University Lake City Research Center will also feature the latest in grass finishing and forage utilization research and outreach.

Highlighted speakers include:

Farmers and ranchers invited to attend conference on succession planning, grass finishing and beef processing

• Dr. Daphne Miller, author of "Farmocology"
• Nicolette Niman, author of "In Defense of Beef"
• Mark Schatzker, author of the books "Steak" and "The Dorito Effect"

The event will also offer presentations on grazing, small to medium size packing and processing and important topics pertaining to human health and farm succession.

The Grassfed Exchange is a non-profit organization co-founded in 2009 by Wayne Rasmussen and Terry Gompert, has emerged as the grassfed industry leader in organizing and sharing top-shelf information about grassfed production, soil health and environmental quality.

For more details and registration, visit grassfedexchange.com.

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