Published Nov 30, 2011

Marketing grass fed meat: farminar recording available

By Luke Gran

Considering taking more responsibility in marketing the animals you raise on pasture? Beginning farmer Dave Schmidt is entering into his first year marketing meat he raised on grass. Last night, he sat down with all the questions and concerns he and others like him face asking for input from experienced graziers.

Listen to the entire 90 minute recording from Nov-29, 2011 as experienced grass-fed meat farmers/marketers Tom and Mary Cory, from Elkhart, IA, share insights into what it takes to be successful marketing frozen, packaged meat by the cut, bundle, and halves and quarters of animals. Hear what they have learned from 15 years experience at farmers market, and more than 20 years raising livestock.

To listen, go to

New Farminars continue on Tuesday, December 13, 2011. Look for more live Farminars this winter, January 10-March 13.


2011-2012 PFI Farminars are supported by the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA, Grant # 2010-49400-21843