2024 Northeast Grazing and Livestock Conference

Gathering of Good Graziers:

A Confluence of the Northeast Grazing & Livestock Conference & the Northeast Pasture Consortium Annual Meeting.

A deep dive into topics specific to raising pasture-based livestock in the Northeast.

January 25 – 27, 2024 | In-Person at UMass-Amherst or Online via Whova

Need Support Accessing the Virtual Conference? Access the help desk at the link below:


REGISTRATION DEADLINE: By January 22nd for in-person registration, By January 28th for virtual access (NOTE: We cannot do day of registration).

Explore the Conference Program:


Hotel UMass: UPDATE – the hotel block is full, you can contact the hotel to inquire about availability: (413) 549-6000

A few other nearby hotel options in the area:

Comfort Inn & Suites, Hadley

About 3 minute drive to UMass

Comfort Inn & Suites in Hadley, Massachusetts – ReservationCounter.com

Hampton Inn Hadley-Amherst 

About 20 minutes from UMass

Hampton Inn Hadley-Amherst Area, Massachusetts hotel (hilton.com)

Quality Inn & Suites Northampton-Amherst

About 7 miles from UMass near I-91

Hotel in Northampton, MA | Quality Inn® Official Site | Quality Inn & Suites Northampton- Amherst (choicehotels.com)

We have scholarships – Apply Below:

With generous support from the USDA-NRCS Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative (GLCI) and the Cedar Tree Foundation we are pleased to be able to offer scholarships! Apply now to receive a grant to offset registration and a portion of event costs. 

A variety of scholarships are available to offset registration and lodging costs.

TO APPLY: Scholarships are now closed.

Thanks to our conference grantors at the USDA-NRCS Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative (GLCI) and the Cedar Tree Foundation for helping us keep our conference accessible to all who wish to attend.

Interested in sponsoring or tabling at the trade show?

Collaboratively Organized and Hosted by:

The New England Grazing Network, Wolfe’s Neck Center for Agriculture and the Environment, Granite State Grazers, The Livestock Institute of Southern New England, Vermont Grass Farmers Association, American Farmland Trust, University of Vermont Center for Sustainable Agriculture, UMaine Extension, Cornell Cooperative Extension Capital Area Ag & Hort. Program, USDA – NRCS NH and more.

Generously Supported by:

The Cedar Tree Foundation, USDA-NRCS Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative (GLCI), USDA-ARS.