More than 500 ranchers, professors, land managers, researchers, public officials, conservationists, and students will attend the conference and participate in an exchange of ideas and information on the latest grazing land issues. Attendees will hear from grazing lands experts as well as agricultural producers who will share their on-the-ground innovations and best practices for managing grazing lands in an environmentally sustainable and economical manner.
An early registration fee of $295 began Jan. 15 and ends March 31, 2021. In April, the registration goes up to $395.00. Visit https://cvent.me/4BMkbg to register online. Registration fees, minus a 10% processing fee, can be refunded until October 29th, 2021.
An integral part of the conference is the presentation of papers and posters, which feature the latest in grazing lands research and grazing management. Papers and posters submitted should be 400 words or less and include a description of the presentation. The submission deadline is May 30, 2021. Notification of accepted presentations will begin in July 2021. For more information on submitting a poster or paper, visit www.grazinglands.org/8nglc_call_for_papers/.
The conference will also include a trade show with vendors from varied segments of the agricultural industry, where attendees can learn about the latest products and services available to grazing land managers.
The National Grazing Lands Coalition was founded in 1991 to ensure high-quality technical assistance is available to private grazing land managers on a voluntary basis and to increase the awareness of the importance of grazing land resources. The work is carried out through coalitions of individuals and organizations functioning at the local, state, regional and national levels. Coalitions include livestock producer organizations, scientific and professional grazing resource organizations, conservation and environmental groups, state and federal natural resource agencies, and other agricultural interests.
More information can be found at www.grazinglands.org/grazing-conference/