20th Annual VT Grazing & Livestock Conference has ended
Welcome to the Vermont Grazing & Livestock Conference!
Back To Schedule
Saturday, January 16 • 3:00pm - 4:15pm
CANCELLED--Feeding Into December: Twenty Years of Season Extension

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule, view media, leave feedback and see who's attending!

Due to unforeseen circumstances, David is unable to present this year.  We plan to reschedule this session for 2017.  Wellscroft will still be represented in the tradeshow area.
Do you know that it’s possible to keep grazing into December without supplemental feed?  David Kennard of Wellscroft Farm has been raising pastured sheep into early winter for over twenty years, using strategic placement and portable fencing to graze hay aftermath on neighboring farms.  David will share his experience building up forage root reserves, walking sheep to nearby pastures, and documenting comparisons of grazing vs. hay feeding on weight gain.

avatar for David Kennard

David Kennard

Owner, Wellscroft Fence Systems and Wellscroft Farm
For the past 37 years David Kennard has raised commercial Dorset crosses using IRG to maximize the forage on the hilly, rocky terrain on the 100 acres known as Wellscroft Farm in Chesham, NH. David uses a blend of Sylva culture and agriculture to maximize the out-put of the land thereby... Read More →

Saturday January 16, 2016 3:00pm - 4:15pm PST
Lake Morey Resort