Introducing Grassland 2.0’s Digital Dialogue Series

Cows grazing at WICST. Photo by Finn Ryan

This fall Grassland 2.0 hosted a 4-part Digital Dialogue focusing on the question – What are healthy agroecosystems? The series explored the different aspects that make up a healthy agroecosystems and the benefits these systems have on people, farms, communities and the land.

The Digital Dialogues was held on the third Tuesday of the month from 12:00 – 1:30 PM CT this fall, with the exception of December which will be held on the second Tuesday of the month.

The line-up included:

  • Tuesday, September 21st from 12-1:30PM CT
    Dan Smith, President and CEO of Cooperative Network
    Broken Ground: The Changing Culture of America’s Dairyland
    View the recording

  • Tuesday, October 19th from 12-1:30PM CT
    Stephan van Vliet, nutrition scientist and metabolomics expert at the Center for Human Nutrition Studies at Utah State University
    Understanding the Linkages between Animal and Human Health: A Metabolomics Approach?
    View the recording

  • Tuesday, November 16th from 12-1:30PM CT
    Thelma Heidel-Baker, entomologist, outdoor educator and organic grazing farmer at Bossie Cow Farm
    Good Grass: The many benefits of grazing to birds, bees, family and farm
    View the recording

  • Tuesday, December 14th from 12-1:30PM CT
    Adam Abel, Wisconsin Grazing-Lands Specialist for the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service
    Environmental Benefits of Rotational Grazing and Future Trends in Wisconsin.
    View the recording

    Thank you to everyone who tuned in! We will be looking to host ongoing Digital Dialogues in the spring. Stay tuned!