Field Day: Grazing and Forest Management as Regenerative Ag
Time & Location
About the Event
Join us for a pasture walk with organic farmer and conservationist Mariann Holm. She will be covering pasture renewal, grazing as conservation, and grazing livestock on pasture with trees. NRCS staff will join us, and talk about how NRCS programs have benefitted Mariann’s farm. Connect with women farmer and landowners, and learn and see how soil regenerates through pasture rotation and renewal. Examples of interseeding to increase biomass through the NRCS CSP program, and tree harvest to improve woodlands, also supported through NRCS.
Box supper provided
Mariann Holm, Host and organic dairy farmer and organic inspector, Conservation Coach with Wisconsin Women in Conservation
Wisconsin Women in Conservation Host: Jennifer Nelson
Host Farm Background
Holm Girl's Dairy: Six girls. 40 Jersey cows. 2 little brothers. Really good food. We are a 100-acre dairy farm located in Wisconsin dedicated to organic practices and intensive-rotational grazing
Field Day Details
- Event is free for women landowners but registration required and space is limited.
- All women landowners are welcome to attend-- whatever your background, from beginners to experts!
- Event will be outside. Please bring a water bottle, bug spray, portable chair, umbrella (for sun or rain), comfortable shoes for walking. Dress for the weather. Taking photos encouraged!
- Event will follow current CDC COVID-19 guidelines.
- WiWiC is a family-friendly space and you are welcome to bring your children. We will have some independent kids activities available.
About Wisconsin Women in Conservation
WiWiC is a state-wide collaborative effort led by the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute in partnership with Wisconsin Farmers Union, Renewing the Countryside and the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES). A three-year multi-faceted project funded by the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), WiWiC brings together Wisconsin women landowners to connect and learn about conservation practices, resources, and funding opportunities.
Thanks to Compeer Financial for sponsoring this WiWiC Field Day series.