Sustainable Farming Association of Minnesota

Tour Exemplary Regenerative Farm as SFA ‘Dirt Rich’ Comes to Becker


Learn the principles of silvopasture, oak savanna restoration, grazing mangement, and how these techniques can boost your farm profitability at the Sustainable Farming Association’s “Dirt Rich: Building Soil Health Experts” on Sept. 18 in Becker, Minn.

This event, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wed., Sept. 18, at Tom Barthel and Gail Wilkinson’s Snake River Farm, 18251 62nd St, will showcase a diverse grass-based farm that produces bison, beef cattle, and pastured pork and poultry.

Attendees will dig deep into these innovative soil-focused topics and how they work to build farm profitability and resilience, benefit wildlife and boost water quality. Expert speakers include Barthel & Wilkinson; Kent Solberg, SFA livestock & grazing specialist; Diomy Zamora, Extension Educator; and Gary Wyatt, Extension Educator.

Cost is $25 for SFA members/$35 nonmembers; registration includes lunch, coffee and all materials. Download the day’s agenda here.


This event is sponsored by Compeer Financial and NCR-SARE. Info: Dirt Rich homepage.

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