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Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 at 11:04 pm by Tina
One thing Richard and I have noticed is that, after every stockmanship/marketing school, we turn to each other and say, “that was the BEST school ever!” I told Mom this, and she said she and Dad always said the same thing too! It’s such a wonderful thing for Richard and I to be able to travel around and put on these schools which attract the BEST of the BEST in agriculture! Sharing information with these forward-thinking people is extremely satisfying for us, and hopefully for them too.
Special thanks to TomKat Ranch for bringing us in to hold a one day stockmanship school here today near Pescadero, CA.
Saturday, August 2nd, 2014 at 6:06 pm by Tina
We attended the 2014 Grassfed Exchange conference in Columbia, MO Wednesday through Friday. What an excellent line-up of farm tours on Wednesday and speakers on Thursday and Friday! Here’s some photos from the farm tours.
Greg Judy telling the crowd what we would see at his farm tour.
Jan Judy told us about their sheep operation.
One of the Judy Farm interns described his hog project.
Then we walked out in the field to listen to Greg talk about how he grazes his cow herd.
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Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 at 11:21 pm by Tina
We put on our first Bud Williams Marketing School and also a 1.5 day Stockmanship School in Winchester, VA. Click here for photos!
Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 at 7:29 pm by Tina
We presented part of a full day preconference session at the 34th Annual Eco-Farm conference along with Whit Hibbard of the Stockmanship Journal and Kent Reeves of The Whole Picture Consulting, LLC. We also presented part of a break-out session during the main conference with Whit, Kent and Temple Grandin. This conference is at the Asilomar resort in Pacific Grove, CA, so we were able to enjoy the ocean as well as the great opportunity to share the word about stockmanship.
Richard, Tina, Whit Hibbard, Temple Grandin, and Kent Reeves.
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Monday, January 6th, 2014 at 2:13 pm by Tina
Weather permitting, Richard and I are looking forward to attending Dr. Will Winter’s talk on “Herd Health Naturally” January 16-17 in Vinita, OK at the Craig County Fairgrounds south of the Holiday In Express. The cost is $200 per person for the two day school from 9 am to 5 pm with lunch provided each day.
Dr. Winter will also speak on Holistic Health for Humans Thursday, January 16 at 7 pm. This session is free and open to the public.
Learn more about Dr. Winter here.
For more information about the talks, contact Kim Barker at 580-732-0244 or firstname.lastname@example.org.