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Grass Ridge Farm hosts pasture walk

Wisconsin State Farmer
A pasture walk will be held at Grass Ridge Farm, Pittsville.

Carl, Paul and Matt Lippert will host a pasture walk at Grass Ridge Farm, at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 28. Grass Ridge Farm is located at 5882 County Rd E, Pittsville, WI.

The event is free and pre-registration is not required. Discussion will be open-ended, but plans to cover grazing of dairy heifers and dry cows, grazing poorly-drained soils, and improved cattle lanes.

Grass Ridge Farm is a family-owned dairy farm with a milking herd of 580 head primarily consisting of Holsteins and about 10 percent Jersey, managed in a confinement freestall-parlor system. The herd is managed for high production with a tank average of 90-95 pounds of milk per cow per day. 

Contact UW-Extension Wood County agriculture agent Matt Lippert at 715-421-8440 or mlippert@ces.uwex.edu for more information.