UMO to Host Soil Pioneer Gabe Brown

UMO to Host Soil Pioneer Gabe Brown

MOUNT OLIVE- The University of Mount Olive Agriculture Department will host guest speaker Gabe Brown on Monday, November 11, 2019.  The event will take place at 5:30 PM in Southern Bank Auditorium, located in Raper Hall.

Brown is the owner of Brown’s Ranch located in Bismarck, North Dakota. He is one of the pioneers of the soil health movement.  He works closely with the Soil Heath Academy. His ranch consists of 5,000 acres that focuses on pasture management and a no-till cropping system, while utilizing a variety of cash-crops and multiple cover crops. The farm raises pastured finished beef and lamb, pastured broilers and laying hens, and swine.

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The event is free and the public is invited to attend.  For more information, contact Dr. Sandy Maddox at

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