Grazing Leases that Work for Beginning Ranchers
April 15, 2015, 3:30-6:30pm
Sunday School Building at Heritage Park, Dublin
This introductory workshop is geared towards ranchers in the first ten years of production who are looking to better understand components of a good grazing lease, differences between public and private leases and background on how to secure a grazing lease in the Bay Area’s highly competitive environment. Specific topics will include the legal and financial risks of poorly developed leases, leasing best practices, alternative lease clauses, and lease development and negotiation. Join us afterwards for refreshments and networking.
DATE: Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
TIME: 3:30 – 6:00PM Workshop; 6:00 PM Mixer
LOCATION: Sunday School Barn at Heritage Park,6600 Donlon Way, Dublin
SPEAKERS and PANELISTS:
· Sheila Barry, UCCE Bay Area Livestock Advisor
· Clayton Koopmann, Rancher & Midpeninsula Open Space District
· Frederick Smith, North Coast & Bay Area Regional Coordinator, California FarmLink
· Carissa Koopmann Rivers, Rancher & Audubon California
· Additional speakers TBA
COST: Free – but space is limited so be sure to RSVP
For more information on this workshop, visit: www.acrcd.org/workshops.aspx
Pre-registration is requested – please email Susan Ellsworth at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (925) 371-0154 x 103 to reserve your spot. Include your name, ranch or organization, email and phone.