MT. PLEASANT, MI -- The rancher-led board of the Grassfed Exchange expects hundreds of regenerative ranchers, farmers and industry supporters to attend the 2015 Grassfed Exchange 3-day conference scheduled for next month (September).
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:
• 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 environment al quality.
This year's conference will be held Sept. 16-18 at the Comfort Inn and Suites in Mt. Pleasant, MI. For more information and registration info go to www.grassfedexchange.com.