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Join Joel Salatin of Polyface Farms for this series of live, in-depth,  90 minute sessions that explain all the details you’ve been wanting to know about these specific topics.

Includes live Q&A and the ability to replay the entire webinar at your leisure after the event.

In these intensive webinars, Joel will go straight to the heart of the matter and discuss the intimate nuts-and-bolts of designing and running successful enterprises in: pastured eggs, pastured chickens, pastured+forested pigs and direct farmer-to-consumer marketing.

All from the convenience of your own computer, because we know how hard working and spread out across the globe our communities’ future farmers are!

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Click on the webinar topics below for a full synopsis of what will be covered.

Joel Salatin Webinars - pastured eggsIn this 90 minute webinar, Joel will cover the Polyface egg mobile and x-wing egg production systems from start to finish – from brooding to portable housing to feed to paddock rotation, as well as multi-species integration and dealing with pests and predators.

Perfect for aspiring egg producers working on either their own or rented land.

Includes live Q&A and the ability to replay the entire webinar at your leisure after the event.

This Webinar will cover:

  1. Breeds

  2. Starting the pullet

    • Brooding
    • Bedding
  3. Infrastructure

    • Eggmobiles
      1. Extensive–pasture sanitation
      2. Rubber tires
      3. Nightly close up
    • Millenium Feathernet
      1. Intensive–pastured commercial egg production
      2. Skids
      3. Open at night
    • Winter options
    • Electric netting
  4. Predators

  5. Rules of movement and sanitation

    • Area per bird
    • Frequency
  6. Feed and water

  7. Egg processing

  8. Egg marketing

  9. Culling old hens

  10. Laying cycle

    • Day length
    • Heat and cold
    • Life cycle of bird

Add Pastured Eggs to my Calendar23-02-2015 10:00:0023-02-2015 11:30:0093PASTURED EGGS WEBINARIn this 90 minute webinar, Joel will cover the Polyface egg mobile and x-wing egg production systems from start to finish – from brooding to portable housing to feed to paddock rotation, as well as multi-species integration and dealing with pests and predators.MilkwoodfalseDD/MM/YYYY

Joel Salatin Webinars - pastured poultryIn this 90 minute webinar, Joel will cover the Polyface approach to producing ethical, ‘beyond organic’ pastured meat chickens on either a small or larger scale.

Techniques for brooding to housing to feed to on-farm processing, as well as common slip-ups and mistakes, and how to fix them.

Includes live Q&A and the ability to replay the entire webinar at your leisure after the event.

Topics covered in this Webinar:

  1. Breed

    • Cornish Cross
    • Heritage
  2. Brooding

    • Heat
    • Bedding
    • Grit
  3. Distinctives compared to layers

    • Juvenile immune system
    • Logistics of controlling tiny birds
    • High octane feed requirement
  4. Pasture infrastructure

    • Day range
    • Field shelters
  5. Feed and water

  6. Processing

    • Technique
    • Infrastructure
    • Temperature and food safety thresholds
  7. Predators

  8. Marketing


Add Pastured Chickens to my Calendar23-02-2015 13:00:0023-02-2015 14:30:0093PASTURED CHICKENS WEBINARIn this 90 minute webinar, Joel will cover the Polyface approach to producing ethical, ‘beyond organic’ pastured meat chickens on either a small or larger scale.MilkwoodfalseDD/MM/YYYY

Joel Salatin Webinars - pastured pigsIn this 90 minute webinar, Joel will cover the system Polyface has devised to produce premium-quality humane pork, while regenerating the pasture & forest areas of his farm in the process.

Techniques covered include housing, mobile fencing strategies, feed, pig handling and how to give your pigs a super happy life right up until their one bad day.

Includes live Q&A and the ability to replay the entire webinar at your leisure after the event.

Topics covered in this Webinar:

  1. Breeds

  2. Acquisition–to farrow or not to farrow

  3. Feed and water

  4. Pasture design

    • Fencing
    • Sizing
  5. Moving pigs

  6. Forestal glens

    • Fencing
    • Sizing
  7. Composting–letting animals do the work

  8. Marketing

    • Pricing
    • Bundling


Add Pastured Pigs to my Calendar24-02-2015 10:00:0024-02-2015 11:30:0093PASTURED PIGS WEBINARIn this 90 minute webinar, Joel will cover the system Polyface has devised to produce premium-quality humane pork, while regenerating the pasture & forest areas of his farm in the process.MilkwoodfalseDD/MM/YYYY

Joel Salatin Webinars - farmer direct marketingIn this 90 minute webinar, Joel will cover Polyface’s extremely successful, ‘radical transparency’ approach to on-farm and direct marketing, which has been the backbone of ensuring their family farm is both regenerative and profitable.

Topics covered will include the strategy and setup of their direct-to-consumer metropolitan buying clubs and on-farm shop as well as how they approach the story of their products to inspire and create long-term, committed customers.

Includes live Q&A and the ability to replay the entire webinar at your leisure after the event.

Topics covered in this Webinar:

  1. The 4-legged stool

    • Production
    • Processing
    • Marketing
    • Distribution
  2. Finding customers

    • Education
    • Evangelism
    • Examples
  3. Collaborations with commissions

  4. Diversifying to leverage the customer

  5. Venues with pros and cons

    • On-farm store b. Farmers’ market
    • Community Supported Agriculture
    • Restaurants
    • Buying clubs
    • Electronic aggregators


Add Farmer Direct Marketing to my Calendar24-02-2015 13:00:0024-02-2015 14:30:0093FARMER DIRECT MARKETINGIn this 90 minute webinar, Joel will cover Polyface’s extremely successful, ‘radical transparency’ approach to on-farm and direct marketing, which has been the backbone of ensuring their family farm is both regenerative and profitable.MilkwoodfalseDD/MM/YYYY


More about Joel Salatin

joel thumbJoel Salatin, 57, is a full-time farmer in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. The Salatin family farm – Polyface (“The Farm of Many Faces”) services more than 5,000 families, 10 retail outlets, and 50 restaurants through on-farm sales and metropolitan buying clubs with salad bar beef, pastured poultry, eggmobile eggs, pigaerator pork, forage-based rabbits, pastured turkey and forestry products using relationship marketing.

Polyface has been featured in Smithsonian Magazine, National Geographic, Gourmet and countless other radio, television and print media.

The farm achieved iconic status as the grass farm featured in the New York Times best-seller Omnivore’s Dillema by food guru Michael Pollan and the award-winning film documentary, Food INC.


 WEBINAR FAQ – Your questions answered


What happens after I book into this webinar?

After you book in, we will send you an email telling you how to log into the webinar on the day, as well providing you with all the system requirements you’ll need (outlined below) and also a toll-free number for technical support that you can call to fix any problems you may have.

Then, on the day of the webinar, login with the link we’ve emailed you, and get ready to learn something new!

What will my experience inside the webinar be like?

During the webinar, once you’ve logged in, you’ll see a frame on your screen with a live video stream of Joel Salatin discussing the topics outlined with a mix of pictures, diagrams and straight-at-you discussion.

You can type in your questions in the chat side panel, and come the 30 minute live Q&A time we’ll do our best to get your questions answered.

What if I miss the webinar? Can I still view it afterwards?

Yes. If you’ve registered + paid for the webinar, you will be able to view video of the webinar for watching later via the same link that works for the live webinar, regardless of whether you login on the day. This link will be available for 12 months after the webinar. No sweat.


  Terms & Conditions


– Refunds are not available for these webinars, however you may pass on your webinar login to someone else in your place.

– Please note that every webinar login issued may be used by only one user, so don’t share your login with others or you risk not being able to access to the webinar. We cannot help you if this occurs.

– The ‘4 for the price of 3’ webinar package is only available when all webinars are booked at once, as a batch. Add-on webinars will attract a standard price.

– All prices on this page are in Australian dollars.

 

 

 

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