Pastured Pigs

Pastured Pigs in a Wagon Wheel Pasture at Nettle Valley Farm

Dayna Burtness and Nick NguyenSaturday, Sept. 9 | 10 a.m.-Noon

Hosts: Dayna Burtness & Nick Nguyen

Nettle Valley Farm

Address: 23970 County Road 19 | Spring Grove, MN 55974


Dayna Burtness runs Nettle Valley Farm in Spring Grove, Minnesota. With help from her husband Nick Nguyen, Dayna finishes about 75-80 pigs each year on diverse, pollinator-oriented annual and perennial pastures using a barn-plus-pasture hybrid model. Nettle Valley Farm also has an incubator farm program, pastured egg layers and seasonal brush goats.

Lunch will follow the field day.

Sponsored by: 

  • Albert Lea Seed
  • Nofence
  • Riverside Feeds, LLC

 See & Discuss:

  • Pastured pigs
  • Wagon wheel hub pasture design
  • Supporting pollinators with goats and pigs
  • Nofence collars on goats

Location Notes: 

Enter “Nettle Valley Farm” into Google Maps, rather than typing in the the address (doing that will give incorrect directions). The correct location is just east of the T intersection where Crystal Creek Road meets County Road 18 and County Road 19.