Workshops – Amazing Grazing: Pasture Management for Women Cattle Producers & NC Choices: Meat for Market Workshop (For Women in the Meat Industry)

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Tuesday, June 2nd: CEFS’ Amazing Grazing and NC Choices are collaborating on a day-long workshop for women producers and niche meat professionals!
Topics range from cattle nutrition and grazing management to marketing, cutting, and cooking your products to your end consumer.

*** Please note if you would like to attend both workshops, you must complete and
send in both applications to the respective organizations. ***

 

Please read more about these two exciting workshops below!

Amazing Grazing: Pasture Management for Women Cattle Producers

Date: Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: NCSU Beef Education Unit at Lake Wheeler Field Laboratories
Registration Fee: FREE
Registration Requirements: APPLICATION REQUIRED DUE TO LIMITED NUMBER OF SPOTS.
DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FROM LINK BELOW

This half-day workshop will focus on pasture management with an emphasis on cattle nutrition. Topics to be covered in the workshop will include: Cattle nutrition, grazing management and pasture management.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact April Shaeffer at April_Shaeffer@ncsu.edu  or (919-515-4005). Space is limited to 20 participants. Please fill out the following application by May 10and return via email or mail to the address on the application. Final decisions and notification will be made by May 13

 

*** NOTE: IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND BOTH WORKSHOPS YOU MUST COMPLETE AND SEND IN BOTH APPLICATIONS! ***

NC Choices: Meat for Market Workshop (for Women in the Meat Industry)

Date: Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Lunch served at noon)
Location:  NCSU Beef Education Unit at Lake Wheeler Field Laboratories
Registration Fee: $25 (includes lunch and materials)
Registration Requirements: APPLICATION REQUIRED DUE TO LIMITED NUMBER OF SPOTS.
Download APPLICATION FROM LINK BELOW
Other: Applications are due NO LATER THAN May 10 and return via email or mail to the address below. Decisions will be made by May 13 and the $25 registration fee is due NO LATER than May 18.


Meredith Leigh, author of The Ethical Meat Handbook: A Complete Guide to Home Butchery, Charcuterie, and Cooking for the Conscious Omnivore and butcher Matt Helmsof The Chop Shop Butchery in Asheville, NC will team up for this exciting workshop focusing on beef production and butchery.

This half-day workshop will focus on Meat for Market, with emphasis placed on marketing pasture-raised beef – from the primals to skillet – for an all-female audience! Topics to be covered in the workshop will include: an overview of the “state of meat” in NC, marketing strategies and how they impact your bottom line, carcass breakdown paired with different cooking techniques for different cuts. The workshop will conclude with some information on pricing your products, risk management as well as a Question & Answer session.

Applications are due NO LATER THAN May 10 and return via email or mail to the address below. Decisions will be made by May 13 and the $25 registration fee is due NO LATER than May 18.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Lisa Forehand at lisa_forehand@ncsu.edu or (919-513-0954).

*** NOTE: IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND BOTH WORKSHOPS YOU MUST COMPLETE AND SEND IN BOTH APPLICATIONS! ***

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