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Organic Dairy Production

By Sarah Flack
Illustrated by Jocelyn Langer

Categories:
Farm & Garden

Part of the NOFA guides. Includes information on:

  • Soils, the foundation of health (manure management)
  • Crop production and grazing management (forage species, pasture management, setting up a grazing system)
  • Livestock (selection, nutrition, winter and summer feed considerations, seasonal milking, habitat, herd health, milk quality)
  • Marketing (selling fluid milk, regulations, facility and equipment, selling raw milk)
  • Recordkeeping
  • The transition to organic

Featuring examples from various farms in the Northeast.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Sarah Flack

Sarah Flack

Sarah Flack is the author of Organic Dairy Production and a nationally known consultant on grazing and organic livestock. She grew up on a Vermont family farm that used management-intensive grazing and mob stocking. She later studied Holistic Planned Grazing and pursued graduate studies on pasture management at the University of Vermont. She has written extensively about grass farming and is known for teaching workshops that take a practical approach to applying the science of grazing. Sarah has successfully helped many farmers create positive change in their pastures, soils, livestock, finances, and farm-family quality of life.

CONNECT WITH THIS AUTHOR

Sarah Flack Consulting Website

AUTHOR EVENTS

January 19, 2017

Sarah Flack at NOFA NY Winter Conference

534 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866 | Sarah Flack
Sarah will teach a pre-conference intensive as well as a grazing workshop at the 2017 NOFA NY conference in Saratoga, NY. This year's event will run from January 19 - 21. Sarah will have a half day intensive on grazing systems on January 20th, as well as an additional workshop on preventing pasture pitfalls on January 21st.

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AUTHOR VIDEOS

Preventing Pasture Problems on the Organic Dairy

Preventing Pasture Problems on the Organic Dairy

How to Calculate Pasture Dry Matter Intake on Your Organic Dairy Farm

How to Calculate Pasture Dry Matter Intake on Your Organic Dairy Farm

Calculating Paddock Size on Organic Dairy Pastures

Creating a Grazing Map in Accordance with the New Access to Pasture Rule

Calculating Dry Matter Intake in Organic Pastures Using Pasture Stick

Organic Dairy Production

Pages:104 pages
Book Art:Black and white line drawings
Size: 6 x 9 inch
Publisher:Chelsea Green Publishing
Paperback: 9781603583510
Pub. Date April 28, 2011
eBook: 9781603583527
Pub. Date April 28, 2011

Available In/Retail Price

Paperback, 104 pages, $12.95

eBook, 104 pages, $12.95