speaker-info

Alison Martin

The Livestock Conservancy

www.livestockconservancy.org

Alison Martin is the program director at the Livestock Conservancy, a membership organization for conserving heritage livestock and poultry. With more than 20 years of experience in agriculture, she provides technical support and education to heritage breed farmers and ranchers. Books by this Speaker: An Introduction to Heritage Breeds

Alison will be speaking at the Texas, North Carolina Fairs

Workshops

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Is a Heritage Beef Enterprise Right for You?

If you're considering raising grass-fed beef for family or for sale, find out whether heritage beef cattle are the right fit for your farm or ranch. In this workshop, learn the definition of heritage, the basics of selecting a breed, why these breeds are so appealing in niche markets, and the planning process for deciding if heritage cattle are right for you and your farm.
Animal Husbandry

Available In:

Texas, Workshop time to be determined

Hopping for Fun and Profit with Heritage Rabbits

Rabbits can be easy, versatile and quiet animals to raise on your small property. Heritage breeds offer a chance to set yourself apart from other rabbitries and provide value-added product for both home use or sale. Get acquainted with the breeds and the basics of raising rabbits.
Animal Husbandry

Available In:

North Carolina, Workshop time to be determined

Heritage Sheep: The rising stars for family farms

Heritage breeds of sheep are quickly becoming the darlings of today’s booming fiber arts community. Beyond fiber, they are a resource of amazing meat products that are being rediscovered by a new generation of consumers wanting sustainably raised and flavorful products. At this workshop, the Livestock Conservancy talks about the basics of keeping sheep, choosing appropriate breeds, and how they can fit in your farm plan.
Animal Husbandry

Available In:

Texas, Workshop time to be determined