Better Grazing Management Seminar

MerinoLink, Local Land Services & MaiaGrazing Hosted Seminar

The event included industry leaders, Jim Gerrish, Bart Davidson & Matt Crozier who discussed decision making in dry times, seasonal outlook and maintaining genetics in a reducing herd.

About the Speakers

Jim GerrishJim Gerrish, American Grazing Lands Services
Jim Gerrish is an independent grazing lands educator and consultant providing service to farmers and ranchers on both private and public lands across the US and internationally. He currently lives in the Pahsimeroi Valley in central Idaho and works with numerous ranchers using both irrigated pastures and native rangeland as well as working in high natural rainfall environments. His past experience includes over 22 years of beef-forage systems research and outreach while on the faculty of the University of Missouri.
He typically speaks at 40 to 50 producer-oriented workshops, seminars, and field days around the US and internationally each year. Jim keeps his day-to-day grazing tools sharp through the management of a ranch unit consisting of 450 centre pivot irrigated pastures, 100 acres of flood ground, and several hundred acres of rangeland.

Bart DavidsonBart Davidson, MaiaGrazing
As a consultant for over 15 years across a diverse range of farming operations, Bart applies a system-based approach, relying on principle, to work with and train land managers in the development of and reporting to farm nutrient management plans. Bart’s experience spans throughout the agriculture sector, from low input certified organic systems through to high input, intensive dairy and irrigated cotton and grains.

Matt CrozierMatt Crozier, Cavan Station, Yass
Matt is the General Manager of Cavan Station and Bogo Merino and Poll Merino Studs based at Yass. Cavan Station operates a large commercial flock of approx. 35,000 merino sheep joining around 15,000 ewes and a self-replacing Angus cattle herd of 1400 breeding cows. Bogo produces productive, commercially focused, balanced merino rams for an array of clients throughout NSW and VIC. Matt has been a member of MerinoLink for 7 years and is currently on the MerinoLink board and is passionate about promoting the merino industry as a profitable and rewarding enterprise and career choice.

Recent Articles

Spotlight: Holistic Management with Brian Wehlburg

20th January 2021

Think you know Holistic Management? Why not find out by attending a 'MaiaGrazing Spotlight Webinar: Holistic Management' We are pleased to... Read More

Panel: Making RegenAg Mainstream

11th January 2021

Regenerative Agriculture (RegenAg) has been introduced to a mainstream audience in recent times. One example is the Netflix documentary,... Read More

Striking The Perfect Balance at Wilmot Cattle Co.

08th December 2020

Stuart Austin is the kind of grazier who likes to strike a balance. When it comes to the properties... Read More

Cutting the ‘Middle Man’: A RegenAg View on Direct-to-Consumer

30th November 2020

A D2C (Direct-to-Consumer) business model is often a win-win for all parties. As consumers become increasingly aware of their... Read More

Spotlight: Mob Grazing – What is it?

27th November 2020

By Victoria Lawrence Every month, we will spotlight a grazing topic to share with our community such as mob grazing.... Read More

Walk with Me: New Grazier Series

09th November 2020

Walk with Me is a new quarterly series that aims to highlight the challenges that farmers encounter. These challenges... Read More

Inside: RCS Grazing Clinic

06th November 2020

By Alec Duffy Last month, I joined my teammates to attend an RCS Grazing Clinic in Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia.... Read More

Panel: How RegenAg Enriches the Food Lifecycle

27th October 2020

We hosted an exciting live panel discussion, How RegenAg Enriches the Food Lifecycle, in partnership with soil carbon management... Read More

RMC X MaiaGrazing Class

12th October 2020

TOPIC - Cow Depreciation: How to Calculate it, and What you Can Do About It Following on from Gaining Economic... Read More

Champions of Grazing Innovation 6: Michael Gooden

07th October 2020

Michael Gooden is a Rotational Grazing advocate who was first introduced to the concept at a 2008 KLR marketing... Read More