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Maplemont Farm Pasture Walk: Water Systems & Animal Handling

2742 U.S. 5
Barnet, VT

Join the Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Vermont Grass Farmers Association for a pasture and barnyard walk with Amber Reed at her farm in Barnet, VT. We will explore Amber's innovative approaches to:

* Watering Systems
* Animal Handling Systems
* Retrofitted Pack Barn
* Field Conversion - Tilled Land, Old Hay Field, Overgrazed/Under managed Pasture
* Predator Prevention

Amber is a Pasture Technical Assistance Provider at UVM Extension Center for Sustainable Agriculture. She has spent the last 15 years managing and working for diversified pastured livestock, dairy, and cheesemaking operations in New England and Colorado. Amber and her husband Chris own Maplemont Farm in Barnet and have a flock of 75 sheep and a guard donkey. If you are looking for fresh ideas to solve some common New England grazing farm issues, come walk the pastures at Maplemont and join in the lively discussion.

To request a disability- related accommodation to participate in the program please contact Cheryl Herrick via email or 802-656-5459, so we may assist you.

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