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Prescribed Grazing Using Goats

Learn how prescribed grazing can be a useful tool in forest management.

August 2, 2023 6:30-9:00pm EST $10 registration fee


  • History and background of prescribed grazing
  • What prescribed grazing is
  • Prescribed grazing as a tool to control invasive brush
  • Impacts on native vegetation
  • Necessary equipment
  • Costs associated with prescribed grazing
  • Caring for goats in the wild
  • Incorporating prescribed grazing into an invasive species management program
  • Herd for hire opportunities

This workshop titled "Prescribed Grazing Using Goats" will share findings of studies conducted testing goat grazing as a method to control invasives and brush in understory of timber stands. The agenda will include discussion and opportunities for questions along with many resources.

The location for this workship will be at the Southern Indiana Purdue Agricultural Center (SIPAC), 11371 East Purdue Farm Road, Dubois IN 47527.

Contact: Mikaela Agresta, intern with Ron Rathfon, regional extension forester,

RSVP Info:
Contact Veronica Helming
Make checks payable to Dubois SWCD
Registration deadline: July 28, 2023

Dress for a walk in the woods! 
Refreshments will be provided.

Check out our Purdue Forestry and Natural Resources (FNR) News & Stories, Goat Grazing Could Be Option for Invasive Species Removal.

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