Southern New England Livestock Conference
The Livestock Institute of Southern New England (TLI) is hosting the second Southern New England Livestock Conference at the Bristol County Agriculture High School in Dighton, MA.
2018 Keynote Speaker is Andrew Gunther. Andrew is Executive Director of A Greener World, home of America's leading food labels: Certified Animal Welfare Approved by AGW, Certified Grassfed by AGW and Certified Non-GMO by AGW. For nearly a decade Andrew has spearheaded the unprecidented growth of AGS's flagship certification. Animal Welfare Approved, and its distinction as the only "highly meaningful" food label for farm animal welfare, outdoor access and sustainability as designated by Consumer Reports. From an agricultural background in the United Kingdom, Andrew and his family pioneered the world's first organic poultry hatchery for chickens. Andrew is a member of the U.S. delegation for development of standards related to ISO/TC 034/WG 16.
Stay tuned for more information on our speakers and seminars!
TLI promotes best practices in animal husbandry to further strengthen the agricultural activities of the region. This conference is designed for producers of all experience levels and all farm sizes. TLI seeking speakers on the following general topics, and are open to related ideas and suggestions:
3. Animal welfare basics
4. Raising rabbits
5. Basics of raising animals: poultry, cattle, goats, pigs
6. Inventory management from pasture to package
8. Advanced discussions on pasture
9. Pest and rodent management
Proposals are due by October 15th.
To learn more about TLI, see here: www.thelivestockinstitute.org
For questions, contact Gena: Gena@thelivestockinstitute.org