Grazing a Perennial Forage Chain

Grazing a Perennial Forage Chain

Beth Hoffman and John Hogeland

Thursday, Aug. 10 | 10 a.m.-Noon

Hosts: Beth Hoffman & John Hogeland

Whippoorwill Creek Farm

Address: 5655 120th St. | Lovilia, IA 50150


Whippoorwill Creek Farm produces grass-fed and -finished beef and goat, vegetables and foraged wild mushrooms. The farm is a work in progress to make the ecosystem and the community around it more sustainable and vibrant. Come visit and share in the experience!

Lunch will follow the field day.

Sponsored by: 

  • Iowa Farmers Union
  • Premier 1 Supplies

See & Discuss:

  • Grazing warm-season native perennials
  • Establishing warm-season permanent pasture
  • Grazing cool-season pasture
  • Using goats for invasive species management
  • Rotational grazing

Location Notes:

Google Maps gives an incorrect location about 0.2 mile west of the correct location. From the intersection of County Road H16 and 120th Street, go a half-mile west. Look for a blue house on top of the hill on the north side of the road.